Obstetric ICU in Ankura

Obstetric ICU is a specialised ward that deals with critical ailments about Obstetrics – pregnancy, labour and childbirth.

An obstetric patient who is critically ill faces an entirely different set of challenges as compared to a patient in a regular ICU ward. There are a variety of considerations to keep in mind, as the patient is also under stress and pressure from childbirth. Most of these conditions are pregnancy-specific, and failure to provide an efficient and timely treatment could lead to further, many severe complications.

The complications could be caused either by physiological change associated with pregnancy, pregnancy-specific conditions, or the presence of a fetus. The presence of the fetus increases the pressure and risk involved since the wellbeing of the fetus are intrinsically related to the health of the mother.

At Ankura Women and Children’s Hospital, we have a centre for Obstetric ICU, and keeping in mind the various complications that might arise, employ a multidisciplinary approach. Our team of experienced critical care personnel, obstetricians, anaesthetists, neonatologists and midwives bring together their knowledge and experience to administer the best possible treatment in the timeliest manner.

An Obstetric ICU provides a unique challenge to the specialists simply because of the unpredictability involved in the entire process. It is of prime importance that the doctors look for haemorrhage, toxaemia, and anaemia among the patient, as these are very common conditions associated with an Obstetric emergency.

Our Obstetric ICU is a clean, modern, state-of-the-art unit with the latest in technology, including multi-parameter monitors (electrocardiogram (ECG), noninvasive blood pressure (NIBP)/ invasive blood pressure (IBP), heart rate (HR), oxygen saturation (SpO2).

An Obstetric ICU requires completely different skills and experience when compared to a regular ICU. It needs specialists who are adept at diagnosing and treating efficiently, while also keeping the time on the track, as every minute is of vital importance in an emergency about Obstetric complications.