NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE:
Neonatal Intensive care unit is an Intensive Care Unit that takes care of babies who are less than weeks old. Premature babies suffering from asphyxia and those with organ-system failure are kept in the NICU for special care. We treat around 50 newborn babies at our hospital every month. We have a 5 bedded NICU with following facilities:
Radiant warmer to maintain baby’s body temperature
Phototherapy unit to treat jaundice
Dedicated ventilators to manage babies with respiratory problems
High-end bed side monitor for continuous monitoring
Digital Baby Weighing Scale
Facts and Figures about Neonatal Intensive care unit
ICU relating to babies from birth upto 4 weeks.
Pre-mature babies that suffer from sphyxia, those with organ-system failure etc... are kept in the NICU for special care.
Babies admitted each month: 50 approx
Duration of hospitalisation: 2-4 days
Most common reason: Pre-mature birth
The youngest and tiniest babies are treated in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.