Critical Care Services
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Critical Care Services

Critical Care Services

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Clinique Darné is the pioneer of Critical Care Services in the private health sector in Mauritius. A strategically located unit catering to the critical care needs of our patients, it has immediate access from the Cardiac Catheterisation Lab, Operating Theatre and Emergency Department. The unit caters to the critical care needs of all clinical specialties at Clinique Darné. The Intensive Care Unit comprises of a modern 13-bedded Multidisciplinary Critical Care ward and a 3-bedded Isolation Intensive Care Unit (IICU). Critical care outreach facilities are provided to all areas of the hospital including the Emergency Response and Ambulance.

The Department offers 24/7 care to patients in potentially life-threatening conditions requiring life support system and other intensive medical interventions. The patients with dysfunction or failure of one or more organ systems, like cardiac, pulmonary, neurology, liver and kidney, amongst others, are admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

The ICU provides comprehensive life-support facilities including:

  • Critical Care Beds with nurse-to-patient ratio of 1:1
  • Advanced microprocessor controlled ventilators, with transport and non-invasive ventilation capabilities
  • International Nursing Care Protocols
  • Bed side arterial blood gas and electrolytes analysis
  • Bedside imaging, i.e. Ultrasonography, X-ray, Echocardiography, Peripheral Doppler
  • Bedside Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Bedside Hemodialysis, Endoscopy and Bronchoscopy
  • Life support equipment for adults and children alike