Critical Care

The department of Critical Care Medicine at Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences is a 43 bedded critical care unit with 14 bedded High Dependency Unit (HDU) nurse to patient ratio of one, for patients on ventilators and those requiring invasive monitoring. Its two main objectives are excellence in Critical Care and training of future specialists in critical care medicine. A didactic training program based on the core curriculum for trainees in Critical Care Medicine complements extensive clinical experience. To achieve its goals, the department is rich with following facilities :

  • 24 hours X 7 days Consultant Critical Care Supervision.
  • Advanced monitoring system for Cardiac Hemodynamics including PICCO Flow Trac, Respiratory, Neurological and other factors of homeostasis.
  • Protocols of critical care formulated and implemented as per ISCCM & ESICM guidelines.
  • Bed side Arterial Blood Gas Analysis.
  • Facilities for imaging i.e. X-ray, Ultrasonography, Echocardiography, Peripheral Doppler.
  • Haemodialysis (including SLED), Endoscopy and Video-Bronchoscopy at bedside.
  • Microprocessor controlled ventilations to provide ventilatory support to both adults and children.
  • The department of critical care medicine will soon start a IDCCM at SRMS-IMS it is a prestigeous training course of Indian society of critical care medicine.
  • Siemens Artis Zee Cath Lab with DSA & EP (International 3D imaging quality for better diagnosis & interventional cardiac procedures with unique stent technology)
  • ECHO Cardiography TMT, Holter, Cardiac CT Angiography (in 1 Second)
  • 3 Tesla MRI.
  • 256 Slice (128×2) Dual Source CT Scan.
  • Dexa Scan (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry)
  • Siemens ACUSON 2000 USG scanner.
  • Interventional Radiology (CT/USD guided FNAC & Biopsies)
  • IVF Lab- Laminar Airflow with Trinocular microscope, Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, Carbon dioxide incubator.
  • Anaesthesia Work Station (Incorporated monitors, inbuilt ventilator system, isoflurane vaporisers as well as sevofluorane vaporisers.)
  • Fully motorised ICU Beds (Automatic positioning by patient and nurse, stands on bed for Syringe pumps)
  • Endoscopies – G.I. Endoscopy (Upper & Lower), Video Bronchoscopy, Fiber Optic Flexible Video ENT Endoscopy, Ventilating Bronchoscopy (Paediatric & Adult), Nasal Sinus Otoendoscopy, Colposcopy
  • BD-BACTEC 9120 (Automated Blood Culture System)
  • EEG, EMG, NCV, Evoke Potential
  • Pure Tone Audiometry, BERA, Otoacoustic Emission, Electronystagmography
  • Fundus Flourescin Angiography
  • Frozen Section
  • Special stains – PAS, AFB, Pearl Iron Stains
  • Cyto Centrifuge for fluids and Pap
  • Leukemia Panel including Cytochemistry with MPO and PAS.
  • Haematology on 5 part analyser
  • Functional BSL III Lab for culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with MGIT machine
  • Fungal culture and sensitivity.
  • Real Time PCR
  • Release of antibiogram
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Electrophoresis of serum proteins.
  • Tumour markers
  • Hormonal analysis (Reproduction, Diabetes)