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What We do in Critical Care Unit

The Eight-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Eight-bed Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) at Ganzouri Specialized Hospital provide advanced nursing care for patients who require continuous, comprehensive observation and detailed intensive care in a therapeutic atmosphere of competency and compassion.

In the ICU/CCU Registered Nurses provide care under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager and Primary Care Physician. They are certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Intravenous Therapy.

Our goal is to provide optimum 24 hour critical care nursing to patients that demonstrate unstable vital functions requiring specialized treatment and supportive measures from newborns to adults .

The ICU and CCU contain state-of-the-art monitoring equipment and full cardiac monitoring capabilities. Both units are organized in accordance with the rules and regulations of Critical Care.

Services Provided Include

·         Continuous cardiac monitoring with full arrhythmia disclosure

·         St-monitoring during the acute coronary syndrome episode

·         Invasive homodynamic monitoring

·         Congestive heart failure management

·         Intravenous titration of drugs to correct life threatening abnormality

·         Insertion / management of temporary / permanent pacing

·         Mechanical ventilation

·         End Tidal C02 monitoring

·         Management of acute gastric hemorrhage

·         Intravenous conscious sedation

·         Hemodialysis accessibility

·         Thrombolytic therapy

·         Oxygen therapy

·         Management of cardiopulmonary arrest

·         Post operative critical care

·         Cerebral strokes

·         Diabetic & Hepatic coma

·         Pre-eclampsia

·         DIT bleeding

·         Trauma cases

·         Chest emergencies

Common equipment in an intensive care unit (ICU) includes: mechanical ventilation to assist breathing through an endotracheal tube or a tracheostomy opening; dialysis equipment for renal problems; equipment for the constant monitoring of bodily functions; a web of intravenous lines, feeding tubes, nasogastric tubes, suction pumps, drains and catheters; and a wide array of drugs to treat the main condition(s), induce sedation, reduce pain, and prevent secondary infections.

 

Critical Care Units Visitor Guidelines

We are at Ganzouri Specialized Hospital greatly appreciate your cooperation, understanding and adherence to these important guidelines which are designed to allow us to provide a healing environment dedicated to our patients' needs.

Ganzouri Specialized Hospital encourages family visit during the recovery and healing process of our patients. We know that having loved ones nearby during hospitalization makes our patients more comfortable and helps speed recovery. However, visitation guidelines are required to ensure that our primary concern, the care to our patients, is not compromised.

The visitor guidelines here at Ganzouri Specialized Hospital are in no way designed to restrict family access to hospitalized loved ones, but rather to establish policies which provide our patients with ample time to rest, receive needed medical procedures and medications, and to heal. These guidelines ensure a decreased risk of infection for the patient.

 

 


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