Pediatric Intensive Care

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Pediatric Intensive Care

This department is led by Dr Anand M MBBS,DNB,FPIC. We have a dedicated Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to treat infants, children and adolescents who are critically injured or ill.

We are equipped with:

  • Advanced Invasive ventilation
  • Noninvasive ventilation facilities including High Flow Nasal Canula ,bilevel ventilation
  • Multi-Channel Monitors, Invasive Haemodynamic Monitoring Systems(intraarterial blood pressure monitoring), End tidal CO2 monitoring,Arterial blood gas
  • Renal replacement therapies (eg Pediatric hemodialysis )as per patient needs
  • Point-of-care ultrasonography in pediatric intensive care unit
  • Neurological critical care for cases like status epileptics, CNS infections, traumatic brain injury
  • Insulin pump therapy for pediatric diabetes mellitus and DKA
  • Acute care for dyslectrolytemias and other metabolic abnormalities
  • Short term & Long term parentral nutrition
  • Care for snake bite & other toxin ingestions
  • Advanced pediatric Postoperative care


News & Events

  • The first 1.5 Tesla 16 Channel Silent MRI and 128 Slice CT in Palakkad district started functioning in Valluvanad Hospital.

  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery launched under the guidance of Dr Jyothish K, MDS & Dr Arun V, MDS

  • The Departments of Cardiology,Nephrology and Oncology have been empaneled under the Medical Reimbursement Scheme for Government Employees.

  • E P study facility launched. The First hospital in Malabar with this facility.

  • A full -fledged Dialysis Unit With Fresenius 4008 S Dialysis machines has been launched .

  • Emergence into a renowned centre for safe and painless deliveries.

  • Department of Plastic Surgery started & functioning from 20-01-2020.

  • Annual CME on Management Of Monsoon Illness( Valluvanad Crtiticare 2019) was held on 28-07-2019.