Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Overview

Intensive care for a child is very different compared to care for an adult. From the diagnosis to the treatment, a child needs special and customised care. A child is kept under the supervision of a critical care specialist or intensivist trained in pediatric care. 

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at  Sitaram Bhartia has been established with an aim to provide care for sick children between 1 month old infants to 15 year old adolescents for critical needs or emergencies.

We believe in providing 1:1 nursing care with every effort to intensively monitor their progress while ensuring their comfort and well-being. 

Our critical care specialists are available round the clock to provide the care you can trust™

These also treat rare respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary disease, bronchiectasis and interstitial lung diseases.

Services provided

The unit is well equipped to cater to your child’s  needs and provides 360 degree care. 

The facilities available are:

  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • High Flow Nasal Cannula 
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Bedside Pediatric Echocardiography
  • 24/7 Emergency services with the trained and baby-friendly nursing staff
  • 24/7 Pediatric support, lab support, blood storage, pharmacy and CT
  • Pediatric mechanical ventilation including Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) excluding high-frequency mode of ventilation
  • Non-invasive and invasive hemodynamic monitoring
  • Pediatric fibre-optic bronchoscopy
  • Pediatric hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
  • Pediatric upper and lower GI endoscopy
  • Pediatric echocardiography
  • Minor surgical procedures

Key features:

  • Experienced Pediatrician on floor 24×7
  • Pediatric super-specialists available on call

In case your child needs immediate attention, we have 24/7 critical care specialists (intensivists) who further coordinate with the team of specialized doctors and nurses to provide customised care and treatment to your child. 

Our team of pediatricians come from some of the best institutes of the country and worldwide. They are focused on delivering care customised to your child, keeping in mind their age, sensitivity to treatments, any potential hindrances and associated psycho-social contexts. 

Conditions Treated

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is well equipped to handle critical situations like: 

    • Post- seizure
    • Circulatory failure/ Shock
    • Losing consciousness 
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis 
    • Respiratory failure
    • Liver disease 
    • Chronic Kidney disease 
    • Child Needing Dialysis
    • Severe breathing difficulty due to pneumonia/ asthma

Super Specialities

To provide specialized care, we have introduced pediatric super specialities that include:  

  • Neonatology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology 
  • Pediatric Intensive Care 
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology 
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatric Surgery 
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology 
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Child Development Clinic

Our super specialists also share our core focus of ethical comprehensive care instead of just going by the reports/tests.

Why choose PICU at Sitaram Bhartia?

At Sitaram Bhartia, our aim is to provide an ethical care with minimalized medical intervention and hence, the Pediatrics team of SBISR follows a baby- centric approach. We provide your child standardised care so that the errors and risk factors( if any) are eliminated.

Our Pediatricians strictly follow the system of Team Huddles that includes different case meetings where the status of your child is discussed with other doctors and specialists, their input is recorded and your child gets the best treatment according to his condition.

Due respect is given to the right to seek a second opinion’. In case of any confusions, you can always seek a second opinion. 

We understand a child’s mental state when he is under  treatment. The treatment might be minor yet the child needs support. Therefore, our team comprises of child-specific trained nurses in the pediatric department. They are specialised to deal with children keeping in mind the sensitivity and delicacy. 

A child, at all times needs his mother. A mother’s presence gives hope to the child and hence, the child feels safe. Our doctors understand that and hence, they focus on minimizing the chances of separation of the baby and the mother.

Worried about the Costs?

In the case of an emergency where you’re most worried about your child’s health, there’s also a factor of cost that adds up to that. We provide a hassle-free billing support to ease up your critical times.

A TPA desk has been set up to resolve all your queries. The appointed person at the TPA desk will explain to you all the corporate tie-ups we provide and the terms and conditions for that. 

From your child’s treatment to the expenses, we’ve got it covered for you! 

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