​Neuro Critical Care Unit  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Neuro Critical Care Unit (NCCU)  

Patient population

 Adult

Mixed gender

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds

 8 (4 Operational Beds)

Occupancy Rate

 100%

Staff categories

 Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

  • Status Epilepticus requiring continuous EEG monitoring
  • Acute Critical Reversible Cerebral Ischemia
  • Compromised Central Nervous System Infection
  • Neuromuscular Dysfunction (Myasthenia Gravis, Guillian Barre)
  • Space Occupying Lesions
  • Neurosurgical patients with External Ventricular Drainage
  • Post Interventional Neuro-radiological procedure
  • Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries (excluding trauma patients)
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)/ SAH  Post Aneurysm Clipping
  • Respiratory Failure 

Procedures

  •  Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
  • Continuous EEG Monitoring
  • Continuous Brain Tissue and Cerebral Blood Flow Monitoring
  • Continuous Jugular Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring
  • Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Management of Vasopressors
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Airway management - Mechanical Ventilation & High Frequency Oscillation

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 09:28 AM