The Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU) provides prompt and efficient execution of medical therapy to meet the needs of the critically ill cardiac/medical patient population. Services provided include, but are not limited to: ECG with ST segment monitoring, implementation of the AMI/ACS/ADULT arrhythmia protocol, thrombolytic therapy administration, invasive and non- invasive hemodynamic monitoring, intra aortic balloon pump management, mechanical ventilation with airway management, vasoactive medication administration, transvenous and external pacemaker, Svo2 monitoring, and therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.
The coronary intensive care unit is designed to provide acute medical care, treatment and monitoring of the critically ill adult cardiac patient population.
StaffRegistered nurses, nurse externs, licensed practical nurses, health unit coordinators
Care FocusPrimary care
Cardiac/medical ICU patients
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