The medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Knapp Medical Center offers a healing environment for the most critical and complex health situations.
It is designed to provide the most effective and immediate care possible for critically ill patients in an effort to assist them in their recovery and eventually their return home.
Our ICU provides 24-hour care and continuous monitoring with state-of-the-art technology, including:
- Cardiac monitoring
- Respiratory care including ventilaton for patients who need assistance breathing
- An array of other advanced equipment to assist with patient recovery
The Critical Care unit has 16 private rooms. An additional 32 patients can be monitored remotely in our telemetry step down unit. We also offer telemetry monitoring as needed, on the surgical and medical units.
A skilled group of physicians who specialize in caring for critically ill patients called intensivists or critical care specialists are available to give care to referred patients on the ICU unit. The hospital also has a team of internal medicine hospitalists (physicians who only see patients in the hospital setting) that are also available to assist patients on the ICU unit.
Highly Trained Nursing Staff
Our professional nursing staff has many years of critical care experience.
- There are many crucial care nurses who work to ensure that ICU patients receive close monitoring and attention.
- Each member of our nursing staff is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
If you or a loved one ever becomes critically ill, Knapp Medical Center has the professionals, the technology and the know-how to provide the very finest intensive care.