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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Newborn babies who need intensive medical attention are often admitted into a special area of the hospital called the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The NICU combines advanced technology and trained health care professionals to provide specialized care for the tiniest patients. NICUs may also have intermediate or continuing care areas for babies who are not as sick but do need specialized nursing care.

Most babies admitted to the NICU are premature (born before 37 weeks of pregnancy), have low birth weight (less than 5.5 pounds), or have a medical condition that requires special care. There are various factors that can place a baby at high risk and increase the chances of being admitted to the NICU.

The members of the NICU team work together with parents to develop a plan of care for high-risk newborns.

Q.   What are the facilities provided?

A.   The Intensive Care Unit is equipped with Latest Ventilators and Monitoring devices to handle emergencies and critical patients.