About critical care
Critical Care medicine is for patients who either have, or are at high risk of developing, a life-threatening disease or injury, or those who have had major surgical procedures.
Learn more about our care units & clinic:
- CrCU: for trauma, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, medical and/or surgical problems
- CVICU: for cardiac surgery, vascular surgery or after treatment for heart attack
- D4ICU: for medical, surgical or stroke care
- B5ICU: for orthopaedics, plastics, neurosurgery and trauma patients
- D5: for orthopaedics and neurosurgery
- Neuro-trauma clinic: for follow-up of brain/spine trauma patients, not requiring neurosurgery
Things you should know
The following items are not supplied for the patient. You may wish to bring them with you:
- Toothbrush/ toothpaste
- Shampoo/ conditioner
- Shaving cream
- Unscented body lotion
- Comb or hair brush
- Unscented deodorant
Research and best practice
Our team values innovative treatments and practices to improve care. A doctor or nurse may come to you to discuss participation in clinical research. Patients get best care regardless of whether or not you decide to participate in clinical research.
Navigating the ICU
A website dedicated to answering the questions of family and friends of patients in the critical and intensive care units.
Brain injury and critical care
What a typical ICU bedside environment looks like
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