Sinhgad Technical Education Society's
Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital

ICU Complex

Sometimes a patient is transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for further close monitoring. Intensive care is most often needed for patients on mechanical elevation. Inpatients recovering from cardiac stokes or major surgery , for patients in shock and for patients with acute renal failure among other reasons. In Intensive care , clinical staff closely watch the patient minute-by-minute. Right from beginning of the Hospital, ICU Complex with its entire buzz is running to its full capacity. ICU Complex with its component units like MICU, SICU, SICU (ENT,Ophthal,Obgy) , ICCU, RICU, PICU, NICU, BURN ICU, and OBST ICU is a mainstay of management of critically ill patients from OPDs, Casualty, Operation Theatres and Wards. The complex is 80 bedded.

All the units of ICU Complex are provided with state of the art equipments and facilities which are regularly upgraded and maintained for effective and quality care of critically ill patients. In addition to these units, ICU consists of a functional hemodialysis unit with 6 dialysis beds, 2D ECHO machines with color Doppler one of which can be used bedside, Holter monitoring system and portable ultrasound and X ray machines. A central monitoring system is provided at each nursing station of each of the ICU unit, which facilitates the effective monitoring of patients.

HEMODIALYSIS UNIT: 6 bedded self sustaining functional Hemodialysis unit with its own RO plant supports for nephrological condition arising from MICU, ICCU, and SICUs and wards. Hemodialysis is done under emergency and Pediatrics Patient. This unit runs with qualified technicians and high end machineries. A big number plasmapheresis is also done in this unit for different indications.

TRAINING PROGRAMME IN ICU: A lot of quality teaching is undertaken in ICUs for,
1. Junior doctors / Residents / PG students from different department are given critical care training and training for different procedures.
2. BLS and ACLS training is given to junior doctors.
3. Emergency management training is given to Interns.
4. Students of Nursing, physiotherapy, Dental and Pharmacy are provided hands on training in ICUs.
5. Point care ultrasound training is given to post graduate doctors.

The work load of the ICU is as under:


This is 20 bedded unit meant for critical surgical patients pre and post operatively. Including oncosurgical patients.

SICU (ENT, Ophthal , Obgy): This is 8 bedded well equipped ICU to manage the post operative patient of ENT , Ophthal & Obgy.


This is 14 bedded well staffed and well equipped unit with multipara monitors, invasive and noninvasive with portable ventilators, defibrillators, syringe pumps, Infusion pumps and kits for ICU procedures.


A Pediatric ICU with 8 beds has all the equipment to handle and manage critically ill Pediatric patients.


The Neonatal ICU is 8 bedded with state of the art equipments to manage and give intensive care to the needy neonates. There is a separate room for mothers to feed the babies. Everything is done under strict aseptic precautions. The PICU and NICU are looked after by the department of pediatrics.


It is 6 bedded, and equipped to manage critical patients from the department of Pulmonary Medicine.


This 6 bedded unit is dedicated for management of variety of severe cardiac conditions.


This 4 bedded ICU is well equipped to take care of female patient with haemorrhage both antepartum and postpartum, hypertension disorders, pre-eclampsia and its related complication.

Burn ICU

This 6 bedded ICU provided advance treatment for burn patients who required highly skilled medical attention including close observation and the use of special monitoring equipment and comprehensive skin treatment.