Critical Care Medicine (CCM) is a specialty that involves the management of patients with life threatening, frequently complex medical and surgical illnesses in a specialized Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or similar facility. A modern ICU represents the pinnacle of any hospital’s approach to highly technological & sophisticated in-patient care. The CCM physician, also called an Intensivist in some parts of the world, has expertise in the evaluation and management of these critically ill patients.
The department of critical care medicine at ITM hospital and research center, India is a combination of many specialties and technologies, offering the possibility of survival to patients who are acutely and critically ill. ICU management at ITM hospital and research center is based on the fact that methodical organization of Critical Care services influences important overall outcome measures such as mortality, length of stay and infection rates. Our 24-hour critical care units are a combination of multidisciplinary MICU as well as SICU dedicated to post.
At ITM Hospitals and research center, a lot of emphasis is also placed on areas like nurses training, standardizing care through clinical pathways and the identification of ethical and economic issues pertaining to Critical Care making it the best critical care hospital in India.