Most modern medical ICU opened at PKLI

Amraiz Khan

A most modern high-tech medical intensive care unit (MICU) opened at Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute and Research Center. Prof. Dr Arif Mehmood Siddiqui, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Prof. Faisal Saud Dar, Dean PKLI&RC, inaugurated the Medical ICU.

Chairman ICU, Dr Iqbal Hussain, and his dedicated team welcomed the consultants and HoDs of respective departments.

This capacity-enhanced facility of medical ICU will treat more critically ill patients that require close supervision and monitoring.

It is another step for PKLI towards Joint Commission International (JCI) standards to provide excellent care to its patients.

PKLI’s SICU and MICU have the same resources and, are fully equipped with the latest technology having ventilators, bedside monitors, endotracheal tubes, intravenous infusion pumps and many more other lifesaving apparatuses.

PKLI’s intensive care units have a foreign-trained and experienced team with the most efficient technical staff and caregivers. The staff had rendered excellent services during the COVID-19 pandemic, which was appreciated by the Punjab Government.

It is pertinent to mention here that, since its inception, PKLI has performed more than 10,000 major-minor surgeries, including 120 liver and 215 kidney transplants.

The hospital has delivered about 1.3 million patient interactions including around 700,000 pathology tests and above 100,000 radiology diagnostics during this period also.

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