Critical care

Critical Care

Critical care medicine is the multidisciplinary healthcare specialty that cares for patients with acute, life-threatening illness or injury and frequently complex and surgicalillness. In  SBH, Expert Intensivists provide dedicated and continuous care to critically ill patients who require advanced monitoring and care in the Intensive Care Unit setting.
Critical illness is a condition where life cannot be sustained without invasive therapeutic interventions. Patients with critical illnesses are admitted to the ICU for treatment.
We have various kind of  ICUs located on 1st and 4th floor. Our ICUs have adequate nurse to patient ratio, supported with continuous invasive monitoring.

Critical Care Facilities

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – 6 Bedded
  • Paediatrics Intensive Care Unit (PICU) – 4 bedded
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) – 8 Bedded
  • Surgical ICU (SICU)- 4 bedded

Special areas of service include:

  • Management of shock and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Respiratory failure
  • Multisystem organ failure (including renal and hepatic)
  • Sepsis (infection)
  • Central nervous system crises
  • Cardiac failure

Treatments and procedures performed in the department of Critical Care Medicine include the following:

  • Different methods of airway management
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Ventilator support
  • Central venous line placement
  • Arterial line placement
  • Invasive pulmonary artery hemodynamic monitoring
  • Continuous pulse oximetry
  • Continuous cardiac monitoring
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Synchronized cardioversion
  • Temporary pacemaker insertion and maintenance
  • Continuous vasoactive and antiarrhythmic drug infusions
  • Thrombolytic infusion
  • Bronchoscopy
  • TPN
  • Pain relief
  • Venous phlebotomy
  • Arterial blood sampling
  • Bladder catheterization
  • Nasogastric tube placement
  • Nasojejunal tube placement
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Abdominal paracentesis
  • Thoracentesis
  • ICD tube placement
  • Nutritional planning
  • Resuscitation services in all the departments round the clock
  • Emergency services round the clock

Specialized procedures for Neonats & Paediatric patients include the following:

  • Exchange Tranfusion for Neonatal Jaundice
  • Central line placement
  • Surfactent Therapy
  • Photo therapy
  • Non Invasive ventilation /Invasive Ventilation
  • TPN
  • High Security ventilation

Equipments & Instruments

ICU is equipped with the latest and state-of-art machines and equipments to give full TERTIARY CARE support to all patients. The list of equipment is exhaustive and include the following types of makes:-


    • Siemens – 900 c & 300 A
    • Babylog 5000 (For Preature babies)
    • Transport Ventilator for ICU Ambulance
    • Neopuff for Resuscitation in Labour Room


BIPAP Services

  • resmeds


  • Skanray
  • BPL

Patient monitors

  • Skanray
  • Idaan
  • Clarity

Pulse Oxymeters

  • Skanray

Cardiac monitors

  • Skanray
  • idaan
  • clarity

X-Ray machine (Portable)

  • Allengers

Ultra sound machine (Portable)

  • Sosnosite

A.B.G. machine

Syringe Pumps

  • B. Braun
  • Skanray

Patient warming system

  • GE
  • Bird
  • Neocare

Airway Devices

  • Laryngo scopes
  • L.M.A.
  • Fastrack
  • Bougie
  • I gel
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy sets

Crash Carts

  • Fully loaded Crash carts available on each floor


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