NMC Healthcare

NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi

NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City - A, 16th St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. P O Box 6222
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Critical Care

Critical Care units of NMC Royal Hospital are the core areas of focus and strength. The protocols consist of a 24 by 7 cover by an Intensivist led Critical Care unit staffed with highly trained and skilled personnel dedicated to patient care. The intensive care unit promises to offer the best of the global standards and practices, managing all traumas, cardiac, medical, surgical and acute stroke cases.

Intensive Care Units are an "open-concept" with maximum visibility of patient care areas & workspaces, allowing for a constant and an easy monitoring of patients. This ensures that the most comprehensive and timely care is delivered to each and every patient.

NMC Royal Hospital's technologically advanced units are equipped to deal with any life-threatening complications and conditions. We have 7 sub units as:

  • 11 bed Medical & Surgical ICU
  • 8 bed Cardiac ICU
  • 3 bed Isolation ICU
  • 2 bed Cardio Thoracic ICU
  • 9 bed Pediatric ICU
  • 32 bed Neonatal ICU
  • 13 bed HDU

Centralized electronic ICU hub

We have from Philips HealthCare a Tele Critical Care solution for their Intensive Care Units. In particular this is aimed at creating environments that promote expert consultancy and rapid responses to incidences due to dynamic changes in critical care patient's conditions.

Key benefits of e-ICU

  • Provides Expert Intensivist coverage 24/7
  • Leads to improved outcomes -reduced complications
  • Decreased length of stay
  • Improve utilization of critical care across the facility
  • Improves customer satisfaction
  • Provides a dedicated Critical Care documentation system across NMC nominated Hospitals
  • Provides vehicles for remote core clinical competency training

a. Critical Care Response Team

The Critical Care Response Team (CCRT) is a highly trained medical team with specialized training in critical care assessment, management and therapies. Globally, the incidences of cardiac arrest outside of the ICU have been shown to decrease by 50% with the implementation of Critical Care Response Teams.

The mandate of the CCRT is to:

  1. Decrease morbidity and mortality
  2. Increase early interventions for patients by providing rapid, comprehensive care to improve patient outcomes.

The Critical Care Response Team (CCRT) works collaboratively with the Emergency and ICU staff. This team is dedicated to responding to all in- hospital emergencies, as well as helping with early identification and treatment of deteriorating in-patients and unstable outpatients.

The CCRT is available 24hrs a day 7 days a week with the goals of decreasing morbidity and mortality within the hospital. The highly experienced and skilled team comprises of an intensive care physician, critical care nurses and respiratory therapists. The team is present for all pre-arrests, cardio-respiratory arrests, acute in-patient strokes as well as any other medical emergencies.