Comprehensive and Fully Integrated Critical Care Unit
The Health City Cayman Islands’ critical care unit is a synchrony of doctors of various specialities, namely, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, pulmonology, internal medicine, anaesthesiology and nephrology. Our comprehensive and fully integrated Critical Care Service provides highly specialized , intensive clinical support and high dependency care for adults and children . We look after patients with a full range of heart conditions both adults and children , those with a serious heart conditions needing cathlab intervention or needing major surgery.
The unit provides 24-hour specialist intensive care coverage in the surgical intensive care unit, coronary care unit and post anaesthesia care unit. The unit is comprehensively equipped with modern haemodynamic monitors, ventilators, blood gas apparatus , mechanical supports like Intraaortic balloon pump, extra corporeal membrane oxygenation and nitric oxide delivery system. We always maintain a 1:1 patient to nurse ratio increasing it to 1:2 based on the criticality of the patient.
The highly specialised treatment we provide combines intensive nursing and the latest medical technology to support our patients’complex needs. This may include assisted ventilation with life support machines using specialised equipment to support the functions of the kidneys or using pumps to deliver essential drugs and to support the heart and circulation.
All critical care areas can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so we can respond to cardiac emergencies whenever they occur, and you can be reassured that expert staff are always on hand to offer care, advice and support.