The intensive care comprises of various forms of life support and organ specific support care like mechanical ventilation, therapeutic hypothermia, chest tube, induced coma, use of vasoactive drugs and renal replacement therapy. The ICU’s at Manipal Hospitals also provide the latest forms of ventilator support like the High Frequency Oscillator (HFO) and Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenator ECMO (commonly known as 'Artificial Lung'). The nurse-patient ratio stands at 1:1 for patients on ventilators and 1:2 for other cases. The units are supervised by an inclusive team of full time senior ICU specialists with extensive training and experience in critical care medicine. This highly professional team provides high-quality critical care to the patients in the ICU’s and also conduct regular quality audits and training sessions to maintain care that’s comparable with the best ICU’s in the world.