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Critical Care Medicine

Critical care medicine, is a medical specialty that deals with seriously or critically ill patients who have, are at risk of, or are recovering from conditions that may be life-threatening.

Critical care is medical care for people who have life-threatening injuries and illnesses. It usually takes place in an intensive care unit (ICU). A team of specially-trained health care providers gives you 24-hour care. This includes using machines to constantly monitor your vital signs. It also usually involves giving you specialized treatments.

Who needs critical care ?

You need critical care if you have a life-threatening illness or injury, such as:

  • Severe burns
  • COVID-19
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Kidney failure
  • People recovering from certain major surgeries
  • Respiratory failure
  • Sepsis

What happens in critical care unit?

Patients on an ICU will be looked after closely by a team of ICU staff and will be connected to equipment by a number of tubes, wires and cables. There will normally be 1 nurse for every 1 or 2 patients. This equipment is used to monitor their health and support their bodily functions until they recover.

List of Consultants

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Dr. Sujata Mehta

Critical Care Medicine

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Dr. ShyamSunder Tampi

Critical Care Medicine

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Dr. S. Wagle

Critical Care Medicine

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Dr. Pravin Amin

Critical Care Medicine

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Dr. Suresh Jain

Critical Care Medicine

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Dr. Farokh Vakil

Critical Care Medicine