Intensive Care Medicine also called critical care medicine, is a medical specialty that deals with seriously or critically ill patients who have, are at risk of, or are recovering from conditions that may be life-threatening. It includes providing life support, invasive monitoring techniques, resuscitation, and end-of-life care.

Commonly performed procedures in intensive care area include but are not limited to-

  • Invasive and Non-invasive mechanical ventilation
  • Invasive and non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring
  • Central line Insertion
  • Hemodialysis Catheter Insertion
  • Peritoneal Aspiration
  • Pleural Aspiration
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Pain Management
  • End of life Care
  • Use of a wide range of critical drugs like vasopressors, Inotropes, Sedatives, Analgesics, and broad-spectrum antibiotics