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Critical CareWith a team of highly qualified and experienced doctors, nurses and support staff working together, we at BMH are dedicated to the management of critically ill patients.
 

Critical Care

The Critical Care Centre at BMH provides round the clock swift and accurate treatment to patients with life‐threatening situations, including those acutely ill or critically injured. The closed multidisciplinary ICU at the department is the first‐of‐its‐kind in Kerala, manned by a team of intensivists & sophisticated critical care physicians. State‐of‐the‐art equipment and facilities are made available in the ICUs that make the department one of the best in the region. With a wide range of intensive and holistic integrated care, we provide continuous and specialised treatment to critically ill patients.

We take an integrated approach while providing critical care to the patients making it possible for them to get the medical attention from experts of different medical departments. Focused and personalised medical attention is given to each patient from initial stages to recovery. The specialised Toxicology & Snake Bite unit at the department ensures immediate medical attention for victims of snake bite and poisoning. The nurses at the Critical Care Centre are well‐trained in BLS and ACLS and have relevant experience in the field. The expert team of ACLS/BLS trained Doctors, Nurses and Ancillary staff provides holistic treatment to patients, with an optimal, evidence‐based approach. The department is a recognised super specialty training centre in Critical Care Medicine.

Panel of Doctors

Critical Care

Panel of Doctors
Dr. Anoop Kumar A.S. MBBS, MD, IDCCM, EDIC ( Consultant & Chief of Critical Care Medicine )

Dr. Anoop is the Consultant and Chief of Critcal Care Medicine at BMH. He is an expert, capable of handling complicated cases, across multiple Specialities. He is trained extensively in management of critically ill people including post poly trauma surgeries, difficult airway management and Percutaneous Tracheostomies. His areas of interests are critical care ultrasound, infectious diseases and poly­trauma care. He is an invited faculty for many regional and national critical care medicine conferences and he also holds an international diploma in intensive care.

Qualifications
  • MBBS from Calicut Medical College
  • MD from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine [IDCCM] from Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
  • European Diploma in Intensive Care [EDIC] from European Society of Intensive Care.
Experiences

Previously worked in Critical Care Medicine departments in Kasturba Medical College-­ Mangalore, Manipal Hospital - Bangalore and Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Calicut.

He was the organising secretary for the First South Zone Critical Care Conference [SZCC 2015] held in Calicut.

He is an active member of:

  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA
  • Neuro Critical Care Society, USA
  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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Dr. Gangaprasad G. MBBS, MD, IDCCM, EDIC ( Consultant & Dy.Chief of Critical Care Medicine )

Dr. Gangaprasad is Consultant and Dy. Chief of Critcal Care Medicine at BMH with more than 5 years of experience. He is experienced in treating post organ transplant patients and his area of interests are neuro critical care, post organ transplant infections, sepsis and toxicology.

Qualifications
  • MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Alappuzha
  • MD from NHLM Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine [IDCCM] from Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Calicut
  • European Diploma in Intensive Care [EDIC] from European Society of Intensive Care.
Experiences

Previously worked in Critical Care Medicine departments in MIMS, Calicut for 5 years. He was the organising treasurer for the First South Zone Critical Care Conference [SZCC 2015] held in Calicut.

He is an active member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine & European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

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Dr. Mohammed Mansoor N. MBBS, MD, FNB ( Consultant - Critical Care )

Dr. Mohammed is a consultant in critical care with more than 5 years of experience in handling critically ill patients across various specialities.He is an active member of European Society of Critical Care Medicine and Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Qualifications
  • MBBS - SSMC Tumkur. (RGUHS)
  • MD - KMC Manipal (Manipal University).
  • FNB - AIMS Kochi (NBE)
Work Experience
He was associated with Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur as Assistant professor in critical care medicine and education coordinator for IDCCM students.
Awards
He was a National Runner-up for his dissertation presentation on 'Perioperative fluid therapy in paediatric age group with different concentration of Dextrose Ringers Lactae' during his Post-graduation period

Services & Facilities

Services & Facilities
  • First and only closed multidisciplinary ICU in North Kerala
  • 14 bedded closed multidisciplinary ICU
  • 12 bedded step down ICU [MICU II]
  • 8 bedded Surgical ICU for poly trauma and complicated surgical patients
  • Toxicology & Snake bite unit for poisoning, drug overdosage & snake bite cases
  • Centralized monitoring system with distal eICU access to consultants.
  • Bedside point of care ultrasound
  • Bedside bronchoscopy
  • ECMO
  • Haemodialysis & SLED
  • Point of care toxicology screening & drug level monitoring
  • Access to TOXBASE for updated toxicology management
  • Bedside ABG machine with co­oximetry and advanced parameters
  • Availability of Clinical Microbiologist, Respiratory therapist, ICU Physiotherapist,
  • Clinical Pharmacist, ICU dietitian & Medical Social Worker
  • Medical Social Worker to clarify potential misperceptions, enhancing communication among patients, their families and the medical team members.
  • Advanced carescape ventilators
  • Facility for end tidal carbon dioxide monitoring for all ICU beds
  • High flow nasal oxygen
  • Advanced haemodynamic monitoring with ultrasound & PPV
  • Pressure redistribution mattress for all beds with automatic sensor pad and automatic pump which constantly readjust cell pressure to prevent bedsores.
  • Enteral feeding pumps for fully programmed continuous feed using feeding bags
  • Advanced non invasive ventilators
  • Intermittent pneumatic compression pumps for DVT prophylaxis
  • Core temperature monitoring for all beds
  • 2 isolation beds
  • 1:1 critical care nurse ratio for sick and ventilated patients
  • Super speciality training centre in Critical Care Medicine
  • Holistic integrated patient centred care for sick patients
  • Round the clock coverage by critical care physicians & post graduate registrars
  • Point of care ultrasound, Ultrasound guided central venous access & hemodynamic optimisation
  • Bronchoscopic guided BAL & Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Therapeutic hypothermia
  • Polymyxin & charcoal hemoperfusion
  • Prone ventilation
  • High Flow nasal oxygen therapy
  • Sustained low efficiency dialysis for hemodynamically unstable patients
  • Toxicology & Snake bite treatment
  • Morning & evening detailed bedside briefing about the medical status of the patients by Critical Care Physicians.
  • Specialised Toxicology & Snake Bite Unit
  • Recognised superspeciality training centre in Critical Care Medicine
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