Our Neonatal intensive care is the most advanced level 3 neonatal intensive care unit in the south Tamilnadu region that caters the need of very sick babies and very small preterm babies. Outcome in our unit on those babies are comparable to finest hospitals in the western world. The clinical expertise blended with advanced technology in our NICU has saved thousands of preterm and critically ill babies.
The NICU is manned by a dedicated team of doctors and staff nurses. Needy babies are given one to one nursing care. Staff nurses are well trained to handle all emergencies in nicu.
Our NICU include facilities such as incubator, radiant warmer, phototherapy, multi parameter, high-tech ventilators, invasive arterial BP monitoring, arterial blood gas measurement, 24 hours portable digital X-ray, ultra sound and portable ECHO, transcutaneous bilirubinometer (assessing jaundice levels in babies without pricking), total parenteral nutrition, central venous access, umbilical lines, double volume exchange transfusion and cerebral function monitoring (CFM).
In addition, we have multidisciplinary developmental follow-up facilities, Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) screening by Ophthalmologic consultants from renowned Eye hospital in Madurai, Hearing assessment by Oto Acoustic Emission (OAE) and well baby clinic.
Total body cooling is a marvellous and unique technique that reduces neurological disability in severely asphyxiated babies (the babies who failed to initiate breath at birth) and drastically improves the neurological outcome. Ours is the only children’s hospital that provides this unique facility in the South Tamilnadu region.
Neonatal illness like preterm, low birth weight, respiratory distress syndrome, jaundice, septicaemia, hypoglycemia, neonatal seizures, birth asphyxia, congenital anomalies, renal problems, cardiac problems and other are being treated in our children’s hospital in Madurai.