Surgical Intensive Care Unit (Unit 25 SICU)
The Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) is an The 25 Surgical Intensive Care Unit is a 18-bed inpatient unit located on the second floor in the SUF Tower. The unit consists of three six bed pods with monitoring capabilities at each bedside. There are two negative laminar airflow isolation rooms available.
All bed spaces are equipped with hard-wiring at the bedside and remote alarm capability (monitor and ventilator) to the central nursing station and nursing alcoves. Monitoring capabilities include continuous 5-lead electrocardiogram, pulse oximetry, capnography, invasive and non-invasive hemodynamics. The patients are not segregated to an area based on ICU or IMC level of care. Care is provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Average bed occupancy is to be determined.