Critical care Unit
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Specialized facility in a hospital that provides intensive care medicine. Many hospitals also have designated intensive care areas for certain specialties of medicine, as dictated by the needs and available resources of each hospital.
The Critical care or intensive care unit is the term used to describe “the care of patients who are extremely ill and whose clinical condition is unstable or potentially unstable.”
Critical care unit is defined as the unit in which comprehensive care of a critically ill patient who is deemed recoverable is carried out.
Critical care unit is a specially designed and equipped facility staffed by skilled personnel to provide effective and safe care for dependent patients with life threatening or potentially life threatening problems.
Continuous Monitoring and treatment.
Required emergency interventions.
care for patients who are medically unstable or seriously ill.
Care for patients who do not have much chance for recovery due to the severity of their illness or traumatic injury.