The fundamental support system in critical care, the Intensive Care Units (ICU) at Sanad Hospital provides efficient, dedicated, high quality evidence-based care to critically ill patients through a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach. The ICUs, are equipped with state-of-the-art clinical support and manned by highly trained doctors, and ancillary staff, that are capable of handling patients with a wide range chronic medical complications. The unit is fully equipped with facilities for bedside and central monitoring of ECG, blood oxygen, blood pressure, and venous pressure etc.
The ICUs themselves are part of the overall critical care unit structure, which comprises of a modern bedded intensive care unit (ICU); a Coronary care unit (CCU), and a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Some of the more complex cases managed by the ICU which includes polytrauma, cardiac disease and multi-organ dysfunction.
The services provided by the ICU include:
- Critical care services to patients of all age groups ranging from children to the elderly.
- Full hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, and therapy with vasoactive agents, for patients who are hemodynamically unstable.
- Renal support and bedside tracheotomy.
- Respiratory therapy for both adult and pediatric patients.
- The Cardiology section provides support to Coronary Care patients.
- Support the hospital CPR team (Code Blue), Poly Trauma team (Code Yellow) and respond to major disaster calls.
- Provide immediate medical care for stroke patients.
The intensive care units with its different sections are a well staffed by well-trained physicians and nurses to look after acutely ill patients. The unit is located on the first floor of the hospital building. The Intensive Care Unit is managing cases with polytrauma, cardiac diseases, and patients with multiorgan dysfunction.The unit is covered with well-trained consultants, trained specialists, and well-trained ICU nurses.
The ICU department is prepared to:
- Provide critical care services to elderly, adult and pediatric age groups.
- Provide full hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, therapy with vasoactive agents for patients who are hemodynamically unstable.
- Renal support and bedside tracheostomy when indicated.
- Provide the medical care of coronary care patients with the Cardiology Section, Department of Medicine.
- Respond to the hospital CPR team (Code Blue), polytrauma team (Code Yellow) and major disaster calls.
- Provide respiratory therapy for adult/pediatric patients.
- Participate in the medical care for stroke patients.