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The medical intensive care unit (MICU) at Rhode Island Hospital is directed and staffed by the hospital's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine. The MICU is an 18-bed unit located on the seventh floor of the hospital.
Patients are admitted to the MICU for specialized service, including mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring and kidney transplant therapies. 24-hour care and monitoring is provided by physicians and critical care nurses.
A Team Approach
MICU staff members take a team approach to each patient's care. The multidisciplinary team consists of a physician, critical care nurses, respiratory therapists, secretaries, and housekeeping and ancillary service providers.