The intensive care specialists take care of patients in the ICU in the hospital. Intensive care specialists manage a multi-disciplinary team providing care to critically ill patients and work in collaboration with other health care professionals necessary for the care of patients in the critical care unit. Typical examples of critical illness include heart attack, poisoning, pneumonia, surgical complications, stroke and trauma care.
Enhanced Critical Care
Enhanced Critical Care is a program designed to improve care, shorten hospital stays and provide an additional layer of care closer to home for Critical Care patients. In addition to being cared for by a local team, patients are remotely monitored by specially trained physicians and nurses working at an operations center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.