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Critical Care Medicine

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The Department of Critical Care Medicine at Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital emphasizes a team based, compassionate, patient and family centered care.

Vision:

To ensure that the Intensive Care Unit at Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital is recognized as a Centre of Excellence

Mission:

To provide safe, timely, high quality care and comfort to all patients, with any form of critical illness and to support those that care for them.

The department is situated on 13th & 14th floor of Tower building. Each floor has north wing with 14 beds and south wing with 11 beds. The units have beds with dialysis facilities, specially designed positive and negative isolation facilities. Our department has cubicles for each bed and transparent doors to reduce disturbance to patients. Each cubicle has windows that provide daylight which is most important to maintain normal sleep pattern.   

Special arrangement is made for the waiting patient family member beside the ICU of each wing. The waiting area has arrangement made for one family member. It has a foldable couch attached with lamp and charging facilities. The support staff provide bed sheets, pillows and blankets every night. Vending machines for hot beverages are available on north wing waiting area of each floor. Washrooms are available on each floor with facilities to take bath near South wing on both floors.

Services

 

The department is led by Director with team of experienced doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians, technicians, counsellors and support staff. The specially trained doctors and nurses provide full spectrum of critical care services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All staff members wear identification badges with their names and photos properly displayed. Together the team provides high quality and safe care in ICUs.

Doctors: The team of doctors include Chief Intensivists, Consultants, Associate Consultants and Resident doctors. The team of ICU doctors work closely with doctors from other specialties at the hospital. The team coordinates with primary and referring doctors and form care plan for the patient’s during admission, morning rounds and in case of any change in condition.

The team of nurse practitioners includes Deputy General Manager, with experienced unit ward managers and bedside nurses. Usually one nurse will take care at one or utmost two patients in each shift. The nursing care includes following activities for your patient:

Types of ICU in the facility:
  • Monitoring and recording your Heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen levels and other relevant clinical parameters
  • Taking regular blood, urine tests
  • Administering medicines and fluids as advised by the treating doctors
  • Monitoring pain score and administering pain reducing medicines
  • Turning your patient in bed every few hours to prevent sores on the skin
  • General care of eyes, mouth, sponging and clearing mucus from chest, dressings as required
  • Provide care of lines and tubes attached to the patient

Physiotherapists: Based on the patient’s clinical requirement, physiotherapists will provide chest and limb physiotherapy. By providing chest physiotherapy they will facilitate clearing of lungs strengthen lungs and respiratory muscles. Exercise of arms and legs to avoid joints getting stiff. As your patient gets better the physiotherapists will help your patient get out of bed and move around.

Speech therapists: In case your patient has swallowing difficulty or has tracheostomy, the speech therapists will evaluate and start feeding your patient orally

Dieticians: After admission dietician will meet you to figure out your patient’s likes, dislikes, allergies, and will work out on the nutritional needs based on your patient’s condition and instruction by treating doctors. Feeding can be oral, through a tube inserted through the nose to the stomach or through the vein.

Technicians: The technicians visiting the ICU are specially trained for dialysis, performing radiological investigations like sonography and echocardiography. They are supervised by doctors.

Counsellors: Counsellors are stationed on 13th floor south wing in a room in family waiting area. Patient families can approach them directly for any concerns related to their patient care. They also counsel patients and patient families whenever indicated.

Equipment Highlights:

  • Monitors and Ventilators ( All beds)
  • Advanced hemodynamic monitoring
  • Dedicated Echo and ultrasound machine for ICU
  • Dedicated Bronchoscope for ICU
  • Difficult intubation cart
  • ICP monitoring device
  • CRRT/ SLEDD machines for ICU
  • Portable ECMO
  • Point of Care Testing
Partners in care

Dr. Mayur H. Patel

Director & Consultant
Dr. Mayur H. Patel
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MD, FCCP, FCCCM (HON)
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Dr. Darshana D. Rathod

Chief Intensivist
Dr. Darshana D. Rathod
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MD (Internal Medicine)
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Dr. Vivek Kumar

Additional Director Critical Care and Head Emergency Medicine
Dr. Vivek Kumar
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Internal Medicine), IFCCM, EDIC,EDEC, FICP, FICCM, FACP, MNAMS
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Dr. Mehul S Shah

Chief Intensivist
Dr. Mehul S Shah
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
FNB- Fellow of the National Board of Examination Delhi, India in Critical Care Medicine.

IFCCM- Fellowship in the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM), India.

IDCCM- Indian diploma of Critical care medicine, by ISCCM

DNB- Diplomat of National board of examination, New Delhi, India in anaesthesia

DA-Diploma in Anaesthesia, University of Mumbai.

MBBS, MNAMS

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Dr. Arindam Kar

Chief Intensivist
Dr. Arindam Kar
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MD DNB FNB EDICM FCCP FICCM FCCM
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Dr. Ketan Kargirwar

Consultant
Dr. Ketan Kargirwar
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesiology), FNB (Critical Care Medicine) EDIC (European diploma of Critical Care).

Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital and Health care management

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Dr. Balkrishna D. Nimavat

Consultant
Dr. Balkrishna D. Nimavat
Department
Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Qualification
M.B.B.S, M.D (Anesthesiology), DNB (Anesthesiology), IDCCM (Critical Care), FNB (Critical Care), EDIC (European Diploma in Critical Care), EDAIC (European Diploma in Anesthesia and Critical Care)
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Dr. Owais R. Tisekar

Associate consultant
Dr. Owais R. Tisekar
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
M.B.B.S, MD (Respiratory Medicine), DNB (Respiratory Medicine), IDCCM (INDIAN DIPLOMA IN CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE), EDARM (European Diploma Adult Respiratory Medicine)
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