A Critical Care Unit is a specialized unit within a chitwan medical college, in caring of critically ill adult, pediatric and neonatal patients. It has been providing care to patients who are severely ill, and require intensive, round-the-clock care from a highly trained group of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. It handles a wide array of medical conditions who requires constant intensive multidisciplinary assessment and intervention in order to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maitain optimal responses.

Highlights of Critical care unit of Chitwan Medical College are:

CMC is dedicated to providing round a clock critical care services by highly trained team of medical practitioners and one to one nursing care. The hospital has 117 critical care beds dedicated to Medical, Surgical Neuroscience, Hepato-pancreato-biliary, and cardiac intervention. Each critical care unit is well equipped with ventilators, defibrillators, monitors, ABG machines, intubation sets, crash carts, central medical gas supply and centralized air conditioning system.


Services provided with the following condition in critical unit are:

• sepsis.

• multi-organ failure.

• Acute renal failure.

• Severe infection.

• Trauma.

• Shock 

• Massive Hemorrhage

• Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. 

• Drug ingestion or overload.

• Any other conditions requiring ICU level care.

Procedures performed in Critical Unit.

• Invasive and Non-invasive mechanical ventilation.

• Invasive and non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring.

• Sustained low efficacy hemodialysis and HD

• Beside endoscopy.

• Vaso-pressure support.

• Point of care ultrasound and ECHO.

Prof. Dr. Shital Adhikari

Prof. Dr. Basanta Gauli



Ongoing Research

  • An active site for REMAP-CAP (A Randomised, Embedded, Multi-factorial, Adaptive Platform Trial for Community-Acquired Pneumonia).
  • An active site for ACT COVID-19 (Anti-Coronavirus Therapies to Prevent Progression of COVID-19)
  • An active site for WHO Solidarity trial PLUS
  • Multiple researches by medicine residents, pulmonary critical care fellows.