Departments

Critical Care Medicine

Intensive care unit provides high chance of survival for critically ill patients. Patients are admitted to the ICU in case of life threatening situations like acute renal and liver failure, acute respiratory distress, cardiac failure, multi organ failures, septic shock or coma. Many a time they are also admitted for close monitoring after major surgery. This move helps in stabilizing the patient and reducing the chance of infections and other post operative complications.

The critical care department of ALMAS super speciality hospital provides round the clock, efficient, dedicated, high quality evidence based care to critically ill patient through collaborative multidisciplinary holistic approach. Our MDICU which are equipped with state of art clinical support and manned by intensivists and registrars efficient in handling patients with wide range of serious medical complications.

“Highly experienced Intensivist specialized in advanced intensive care, anaesthesiology and pain management”

Active members of Indian society of critical care medicine (ISCCM) and europian society of critical care medicine (ESICM)

Department Doctors

Dr. MOHAMMED SHIHAB N

MBBS, DA, IDCCM

Dr. NIHMATHULLA MADAMPATT

MBBS, DA, IDCCM

One of the only facilities in the region with a full fledged medical team for:

  • Toxicology and snake bite
  • Infectious disease, sepsis
  • Tropical diseases
  • Obstetric emergencies
  • Polytrauma
  • Burns
  • ARDS
  • Renal and liver failure
  • Post operative monitoring
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Neurological emergencies.

“We have dedicated clinic for tropical infections including dengue, malaria, leptospirosis, rickettsial fever etc..! ”

First Center in Malappuram for Toxicology snake bite and Obstetric emergencies

Treatment and procedures

  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Percutaneous and surgical tracheostomy
  • Cricothyroidotomy
  • Difficult airway management
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Prone ventilation
  • Non invasive ventilation
  • Therapeutic hypothermia (TTM)
  • Critical care ultrasound
  • USG guided invasive IV access
  • Intra-arterial BP monitoring
  • Cardiac output monitoring
  • Inhouse ABG monitoring
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)
  • Bedside EEG
  • Lumbar puncture and CSF analysis
  • Bone marrow study
  • Toxicology screening
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Intercostal drainage
  • Bedside upper and lower GI endoscopy
  • Interventional radiology
  • Ultrasound guided paracentesis thoracocentesis and pericardiocentesis
  • Renal replant Therapy (IHD, SLED)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Multimodal analgesia including patient controlled analgesia (PCA)
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tropical disease Clinic
  • Enteral and parenteral nutrition

Salient Features

  • First of a kind in Malappuram District
  • State of Art closed multi disciplinary ICU
  • 8 Bedded MDICU equipped with the most modern life care devices and dedicated pressure regulated isolation rooms.
  • Intensivist facility Available 24x7
  • BLS, ACLS trained nurses with patient staff ratio of 1:1 for mechanically ventilated patients and 2:1 for other patients
  • Dedicated respiratory therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Dietician
  • Dialysis technicians