Four ICU beds added in Neurosurgery Ward
Four dedicated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds have been added in Neurosurgery ward of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Raipur with additional state of the art facilities. Professor Dr Nitin M Nagarkar, Director of AIIMS inaugurated the new ICU ward in the department. The capacity has been enhanced for better care of critical patient’s. ICU department is now ready to serve the severely ill patients with new facilities. Dr Anil K Sharma, Head of the Department of Neurosurgery informed that new ICU beds will have five ventilators, 10 cardiac monitors, and 6 DVT pumps along with ECG facility in the department. The department has witnessed a surge in patients since last year. Patients suffering from brain tumour, brain haemorrhage, spinal fixation, and frontal hematoma are major cases the department is dealing with. On an average 40 patients visit Out Patient Department (OPD) on a daily basis. Some of them need urgent surgery. New Facility will be helpful to provide much-needed support to the patients. The department already has 33 beds in the ward. Dr Prashant, Dr Nitish Nayak, Dr Surendra and Dr Charandeep were also present during the inauguration programme.