ED And ICU: A Case Study

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Critical Care refers specifically to those patients receiving care for life-threatening conditions. ED doctors and nurses triage and take care of minor emergencies like broken bones, dog bites, etc. to those with major problems like MI 's, knife or gunshot wounds.
In the ED patients are stabilized and then sent to ICU, CCU for further in-depth multi-professional team care as an in-patient in the hospital. The unit team includes physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists all with additional training to work in "the units."

Both the ED and ICU, CCU care for patients with traumatic illnesses or injuries. Whereas in the ED they are treated in an immediate need setting, problem assessed and taken care of. These patients are either sent
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