A Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) which provides specialised intensive care for those patients who require 24 hour continuous monitoring following complex surgery including heart surgery.
The unit is staffed by experienced nurses who hold qualifications in intensive care and cardiac care nursing.
It is also supported by a multidisciplinary team of consultants, anaesthetists, resident medical officers, and a 1:1 nurse to patient ratio.
The 4 bedded unit is fully equipped to support ventilated patients,and is interlinked to our main theatre. It contains high-tech monitoring systems which provide close assessment of all vital body functions and the latest ventilators including IPPV and CPAP systems.
The unit is also equipped with an Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), dual pacing boxes and thermodilution Cardiac Output and PAP monitoring systems.
This unit has an independent generator & separate UPS backup as well as a separate climate control system.