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Also referred to as intensive care medicine, this branch of medicine is vital for emergency and life-threatening conditions. Most times, critical care medicine is practiced in Intensive Care Units (ICU) in a hospital.
Critical care is used for a variety of situations like severe auto accident injuries, organ failure, after major surgery, and heart issues. Mainly, any condition that requires close monitoring and attention for the person to survive will be treated by the critical care unit.
Critical care has a wide range of health care providers that treat the patients. Doctors and nurses that are trained in intensive care medicine, therapy departments for respiratory, physical, and occupational therapies, pharmacists, and lab technicians. There are different types of ICU’s dependent on what they specialize in. These include cardiac, surgical, pediatric, and more.