About Critical Care
In this section you will find information relating to critical care.
What is Intensive Care? gives a brief outline of the whole of the ICU.
Admission gives an overview of reasons for admission into the ICU and what will happen to the patient immediatly after admission.
Treatment and Recovery contains information on the most common treatments and procedures in the ICU and details of infection.
Patient Transfers gives information about why patients may need to be transferred between ICUs.
Death and Bereavement contains information on treatment withdrawal, brain stem death and information about organ donation.
Research gives an overview of the types of research that take place in Intensive Care Medicine.