Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Paediatric Intensive Care specializes in the high quality treatment and care of critically ill infants and children. The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Manipal Hospitals is a multidisciplinary advanced intensive care unit.
Why choose Manipal Hospitals
The PICU at Manipal Hospitals is a referral center for children with multidisciplinary problems with varying grades of severity, from all over the country. The advanced medical equipment is the best in its class. It is equipped with state of the art ventilators - both invasive and noninvasive, High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilators, High Flow Nasal Cannula Systems, Multi-Channel Monitors, Invasive Haemodynamic Monitoring Systems, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Intermittent Hemodialysis, Bedside Ultrasound and ECHO Cardiography facilities, round the clock radiology, blood bank and laboratory services and others, to cater to the complex needs of the children admitted to the unit. Our team of proficient Paediatric Intensivists has more than a decade of experience in the field of pediatric intensive care.
The PICU team is ably supported by a team of paediatric subspeciality specialists (Paediatric Paediatric ICU (PICU) Emergency, Paediatric Neurology, Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Pulmonology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Gastroenterology, Haematooncology, Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Orthopaedics, Paediatric Endocrinology, Spine Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Genetics, Paediatric Nephrology, Transplant Medicine). We take great pride in working together with this group of well-qualified specialists for the betterment of the child. The team also has great support from a highly dedicated nursing team who are not only well qualified but also trained to recognise and handle problems exclusive to the tender age group they care for. Our nurses are aware of the stress, the families of our patients undergo and understand what it takes to comfort them and channelize all their stress into being partners in caring for the child. The team also is supported by a social work department, clinical nutrition, physical medicine, and rehabilitation.