Medical Intensive

DEPARTMENT OF QUALITATIVE MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE

The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) cares for patients with a wide range of serious medical illnesses. These patients present complex, comorbid conditions from sepsis to pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome to multiple organ failure

In 16-bed ICU, a multidisciplinary team provides the depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise required to care for the wide array of illnesses and complex, multiple conditions seen in the MICU.

Attention to Quality and Safety
SRV Hospital maintains strict standards for quality and safety. The MICU regularly scores at or near 100% compliance with established procedures that are measured on a daily basis. Critical care standards have significantly reduced the number of bloodstream infections caused by central venous catheters and reduced the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Multidisciplinary Approach to Care
Attending physicians who are board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care staffs the MICU unit.

Under the leadership of Medical Director and Nursing Director, the medical and nursing staff, including clinical nursing specialists, collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of health care providers who contribute their skilled care in:

  • Respiratory Therapyt
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Mental Health, Including Psychiatry and Social Work