When patients with life threatening diseases of brain, spinal cord and nerves were treated in General ICU the outcome was very poor. With the advent of Neuro Intensive Care concept after 1980’s, Neuro ICU managed by a specialist- Neuro Intensivist along with Neurologist, Neuro Surgeon and specialists for heart, lung and kidney supported by specially trained Nurses, Physiotherapist working as a team with advanced monitoring has improved the outcome of these patient’s significantly.
The department of Neuro Intensive Care at Neuro Foundation is well organized and being managed by full time Neuro Intensivists with more than 15 years of experience in managing wide variety of Neurological and Neuro Surgical illnesses.
The department has two state of the art ICU’s- one with 15 beds for patients with Neurosurgical illnesses and another with 10 beds for patients with Neurological illnesses. It is equipped with monitors for Basic life support like Electrocardiography, Pulse Oximetry, Capnography (ETCO2), Temperature, Blood Pressure both Non-Invasive and Invasive monitoring and advanced monitors to measure Intra Cranial Pressure (ICP), Trans Cranial Doppler (TCD). It is provided with 15 high end ventilators, 2 transport ventilators, Bed side Ultrasounds, Echocardiogrraphy, Bronchoscope & facilities for Haemodialysis and Plasmapheresis and Infusion Pumps to deliver fluids and drugs accurately.