ICU (CRITICAL CARE)

ICU (CRITICAL CARE)

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Hallelujah General Hospital is managed by the Section of Critical Care Medicine to provide 24-hour care for patients with various life-threatening conditions. Supported by the latest medical technology and equipment, our coordinated ICU team of experienced critical care specialists, qualified nurses, and select medical specialists work in close cooperation to provide fast and efficient diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of each patient’s critical condition.

  • Professional treatment and monitoring of critical condition patients: Our ICU team is fully qualified and experienced in the monitoring and treatment of patients in critical condition. We regularly perform a variety of emergency medical procedures, including the use of life saving ventilators and defibrillators as well as invasive blood pressure monitoring using arterial catheters
  • Inter-hospital critical care transfers: In order to plan, prepare for and ensure a smooth transfer, our critical care specialists coordinate with and advise the doctors in our Medical Coordination Office as well as doctors in the Emergency Room . Our critical care team assesses each case and evaluates the safety and benefits as well as the availability of beds, staff and the needed equipment.
  • With a total of 9 beds,  our ICU  provides expert care for conditions such as:
    • Patients with severe infectious diseases and septic shock
    • Patients with liver transplants
    • Patients with burn injuries
    • Critical condition patients with various organ dysfunction or failure like of the kidney or liver or acute gastrointestinal bleeding
    • Critical condition patients with neurological disorders, particularly stroke
    • Coma patients
    • Immediate post-operative patients requiring continual observation and frequent monitoring
    • Critical patients with respiratory conditions and/or using ventilators

Specialists in the following areas of medicine who work together with the critical care specialists to develop treatment plans and provide treatment for patients in critical conditions 24 hours a day:

  • Neurological specialists
  • Respiratory specialists
  • Gastrointestinal specialists
  • Infectious disease specialists
  • Heart disease specialists
  • Kidney disease specialists
  • Surgeons in all areas
  • Nurses specialized in providing care for critical condition patients
  • Nurses specialized in providing care for patients with respiratory conditions; nurses who have undergone training in specific respiratory condition treatments, such as oxygen therapy and the use of ventilators.
  • Nurses specialized in using a variety of medical devices to provide effective patient care
  • Nurses with training in advanced life support
  • Respiratory care nurses