Intensive Care Unit

Special/Intensive Care Unit

Patient MonitorHVCH has a department that provides specialized care to the critically ill.

The Special Care Unit provides nursing care for up to five medical and surgical patients with critical care needs, including:

  • Continuous specialized nursing care and monitoring of the patient.
  • The availability of physicians and medical staff who are trained in internal medicine, surgery, anesthesia, and emergency medicine.
  • Specialized services including cardiac monitoring, mechanical ventilation, IV therapy, arterial lines, tracheotomies, thrombolytic administration, and hypothermia treatment.
  • Physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, clinical pharmacists, and respiratory therapists are readily available to assist in the care of the patients.
  • Visitors may be limited depending on the patient’s condition; please check with your nurse.

For more information, call HVCH at 740-380-8000.

740-380-8000