Emergency

Critical Care Medicine

Meitra's Department of Critical Care Medicine is one of the most sophisticated and state-of-the-art facilities in all of South India, committed to outstanding advanced critical patient care. 
As a major referral centre for critical care patients, we are leaders in critical care medicine delivery ensuring excellent patient recovery and clinical outcomes.

The department provides high quality critical care in 52 Individual ICU beds, to promote patient privacy as well as to prevent cross-infection. Our team host advanced services such as extracorporeal membrane oxygen support (ECMO) and post-transplant critical care with the latest monitoring equipment and ventilator facilities.

Our mission is to provide the highest level of care and service to critically ill patients and their families based on evidence-based best practices, innovative education and research, with a culture of coordinated care pathways and collaboration.


A Team Approach
We deliver advanced, 24x7 high-quality care to our patients through a multidisciplinary team approach, that includes our expert intensivists, critical care nurses, respiratory therapists, and physician assistants. This team approach, under the direction of our critical care faculty, provides patients with the highest level of care based on the latest scientific evidence.

Critical Care at Meitra Hospital

Meet Our Doctor

Experienced Medical professionals for a superior patient experience.

Advanced Technology

With modern medical technologies, we are leading the way in intelligent and innovative medicine.

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Draeger Innovian® Solution Suite

Draeger Innovian® Solution Suite

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Meitra Tele-ICU Network

Meitra Tele-ICU Network

Frequently Asked Questions

What is life support?

Laymen's term for a Mechanical Ventilator is usually known as life support. Patients who need less lung support than mechanical ventilation may simply have a mask over their mouths and nose to deliver oxygen. Another form of life support is Dialysis. 

What is the difference between critical care and emergency medicine?

Critical care is the long-term treatment of patients who have an illness that threatens their life. Emergency medicine is the short-term treatment of those patients; it is also the treatment of patients who have a minor injury such as a broken arm or other injuries. Patients from Emergency medicine can be transferred to CCU if needed. 

What kind of illnesses requires CCU care?
  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Shock
  • Arrhythmia
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Respiratory failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary embolus
  • Kidney failure
  • Stroke
  • Encephalopathy
  • Sepsis
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia
  • Catheter-related infection
  • Drug-resistant infection
  • Severe accidents and trauma