The department of critical care medicine at SSNMC hospital boasts of having 19 beds in medical ICU and 6 Neurosurgical ICU beds and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. It is dedicated to provide critical care services round the clock by a highly trained team of intensivists and nursing staff. Required inputs are taken from various super-specialists in managing patients.It includes the provision of organ system support; the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute illness; patient safety, ethics, end-of-life care, and support of families. The plan of care for the patient is prepared in consensus with the doctors, the patient and the family.
The department also provides RRT – RAPID RESPONSE TEAM services in hospital wards for early detection of unstable patients.