KING EDWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Medical Intensive Care Unit

Faculty :

Dr. Dilip R Karnad : Professor
Dr. Vatsal Kothari : Associate Professor
Dr. Ravikiran Sonawane: Lecturer

Contact: vatsalkothari@hotmail.com
Workload :

  • Total admissions – 1130 (mortality 31%)

Established in 1985 as a 7 bed ICU, in 1993 this was expanded into a 17 bed ICU and renamed as Jayantilal Chandulal Mehta Medical – Neurology – Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit. This is a multidisciplinary ICU which is located on the second floor of the main building.

Patients from medical, Obstetrics, neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology are referred to the unit for intensive care. The patients admitted to the unit are attended to round the clock by 1 senior resident and 1 junior resident from the Medicine department. In addition, residents from neurology and neurosurgery are readily available for consultation. The unit gets about 1000 to 1100 admissions annually and provides advanced intensive care to patients with a wide variety of medical and tropical diseases including severe malaria, tetanus, leptospirosis, poisoning, snakebite, scorpion sting, Guillain Barre syndrome, myasthenia gravis, subarachnoid hemorrhage,Status epilepticus and cerebral cortical venous thrombosis, Ecclampsia and other obstetrics emergencies.

The ICU is in the process of acquiring equipment for full invasive hemodynamic monitoring, Bronchoscopy and a dialysis machine for continuous renal replacement therapy.

The MNICU regularly gets observers from different countries who require exposure to acute medicine in a tropical setting. 

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