Our infection control protocols pertain to a wide spectrum of interventions & have been developed jointly with intensivists & anesthetists. ICUs – high risk areas for patient where lifethreatening mistakes & omissions in care can occur. Checklist of care should be addressed daily. Critically ill patients highly vulnerable to health care associated infection, resulting in significant morbidity & prolonged length of hospital stay. Reponsibility of every member of the health care team to ensure compliance with hospital and unit infection control policies – like hand-washing before & after examining a patient; use of alcohol hand rubs; use of sterile barriers & disposable gloves; safe disposal of all sharps & patient consumables; & traffic control. Bedside Analysis – checklist use has reduced ALOS & improved infection control indices. We have several bedded ICU/ ICCU having central air-conditioning, Ventilation, Central Monitor Defibrillation equipment, ECG machines pacing facilities, Syringe Pumps, Infusion Sets, and Nebulizers etc
Standardised procedure for clinical handover. enhances patient’s safety by providing vital information at a glance to the care providers.
enhances ability of attending staff member to identify potential source of problem. Transfer of care from physician to physician or nurse to nurse in case of change of location or change of shifts.
Includes accurate information about. patient’s care. treatment and services. verbal order. test results. current condition. recent or anticipated changes.