Paediatric / Paed. Surgeory

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Paediatric / Paed. Surgeory

Paediatric & Neonatal lntensive Care Unit


The Neonatal lntensive Care Unit (NICU) of Greater Kailash Hospital is a leading center for the management of critically ill newborn infants, equipped with the latest technolog)/ and therapies available to offer the tiniest of our patients the best chance for survival. About 70 percent of our patients are born here, while 30 percent of infants are tra nsferred to our N ICU from other hospitals and NlCUs.

Our NICU cares for a large volume of critically ill newborns each year with a va riety of life-threatening problems" The NICU is equipped to care for sick or premature newborn (born before 37 weeks of pregnancy), newborn with low birth weight (less
than 2.5 Kg.), orthosewho have a medical condition that requires special medica I or su rgical ca re. Twins, triplets, and other multiples often are admitted to the NICU, as they tend to be born earlier and are smallerthan single birth babies.

Our skilled and dedicated staff of physicians, neonatal n u rses, respiratory therapists, physiotherapists, nutritionists, and pharmacists are specially trained to provide the highest quality of care with compassion and sensitivity Our NICU nurses are experienced and highly tralned in a range of medical, technological, and surgical interventions. They not only care for the infants, but they also provide care, support, and education forthe infants' parents as well.

While in the NICU, each baby's condition is monitored at all times using the latest specialized equipment. These conditions may include extreme prematurity, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal disorders, as well as congenital anomalies, congenital heart disease and other conditions that may require surgery.

The hospital has an outstanding team of pediatric speciatists covering all the major fields in pediatrics. They are available round the clock to tackle any emergency like status epilepticus, acute severe asth ma, dengue shock synd rome etc.

We recognize that the birth of a child is an incredibly special time for parents and families, but we also recognize that having a child admitted to the NICU can be very difficult and stressful. Our staff is committed to addressing parents' concerns, respecting their choices and beliefs, and assuringthem thatwe will maketheir infant's stayas comfortable as possible.

The unit is warmly decorated and provides significant space for clinicians and parents at the bedside. A nurse's station is situated directly in front of patient beds allowing for close supervision and monitoring of each infant. ln addition, the NICU has a loungeand privacyareas.

High Frequency Ventilation is a new concept in mechanical ventilation to avoid mechanical barotrauma & volume trauma to airways and has changed the scenario of management of critically ill neonates. lt is considered as the first Iine treatment in  respiratory d istress syndrome.

Nitric Oxide Ventilation For the first time in N4 P,
Nitric Oxide is available for PPHN and post cardiac
surgery patients.

Paediatric ICU

The Paediatric intensive care unit is a m u ltidisciplinary unit that provides care for
children & adolescents who are critically ill. We provide total paediatric care particularly for emergency as well as for routine ailments, with a dedicated and fully equipped paediatric lCU.
The unit is also supported by Paediatric Cardiothoracic surgery, Paediatric laparoscopic & m in ima lly invasive surgery, Paediatric Ophthalmology incl udi ng ROP Scre ening / Laser / Surgery, Paediatric Urology, Paediatric Orthopaed ics etc.

The neonatal and paediatric intensive care units are on a sepa rate floor (lntensive carefloor)along
with ad ult lCtJ and cardiac care un it.