Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Patients recovering from surgical heart procedures will spend time in the cardiac ICU.
Intensive care is sometimes necessary for patients with severe illness who are in need of life support measures and close monitoring of vital signs, for patients who have sustained serious traumatic injury, patients with severe infections resulting in shock and patients experiencing a serious condition requiring a high level of care around the clock.
If your loved one is receiving care in one of our intensive care units (ICUs), you can feel confident our skilled staff is providing 24-hour attention. Ohio State is of very few comprehensive centers for critical care in the United States with multiple distinctions:
When a family member or close friend experiences a health crisis and is admitted to an intensive care unit, you want information about how to reach them as quickly as possible. Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center has several dedicated intensive care units designed to provide specialized expert care during this critical time. Specific information about how to locate your loved one, including visiting hours and locations, is listed here for each unit.
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