An intensive care unit (ICU) provides critical care and life support for acutely ill and injured patients. Intensive care refers to the specialized treatment given to patients who are acutely unwell and require critical medical care.
Unless you are an emergency admission, you will need a referral from your doctor or specialist to be admitted to ICU. Patients may have a planned admission following surgery, an unexpected admission after an accident or be admitted because of a sudden and critical deterioration to their health.
ICU teams are multi-disciplinary, made up of highly skilled intensive care nurses, doctors, and specialists trained in providing critical care for patients with a variety of medical, surgical and trauma conditions.
For the price, your costs will depend on the procedures you need, time spent in ICU and the specialized care you require.
Despite my criticisms, I have generally felt that our public health officials have done a reasonable job. I’d give them something in the C+ to B range. This grade does not include the colossal testing failure, which I suspect was thanks to bureaucrats who we may discover are not public health people at all. But there is another major test that has been failed, and this one is squarely in the laps of our ‘expert’ health officials.
This failure concerns masks.
We have known for a very, very, very long time that masks have great potential to curb the spread … continue reading...