The EVDs were inserted in the operating room, intensive care unit, or the procedure room on a neurological/neurosurgical ICU step-down unit
under sterile procedures.
She is a CNIII (assistant manager) on the Neuroscience Step-Down Unit
at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, FL.
could have been transferred to the step-down unit
for a short time based on the goal of managing her symptoms while avoiding intubation.
A dedicated step-down unit
staffed with nurses experienced in caring for patients who have undergone vascular surgery.
The inpatient bed component includes an interventional unit with 24 beds, a step-down unit
with 48 beds, and a chest pain unit.
co-director of the ADE Clinical Performance initiative Collaborative reports that, in one pilot study, a Premier hospital in the Pacific Northwest placed laptop computers in the rooms of eight patients who were in a cardiac step-down unit
The study reviewed admissions of African American patients for primary intracerebral hemorrhages to the hospital's medical and surgical intensive care units, the step-down unit
, and the neurology unit between January 1997 and December 1998, said Dr.
The facility will include 120 private, acute care patient rooms, including: a 12-bed CTU, 14-bed ICU, 18-bed step-down unit
, 16-bed postpartum, and two floors containing 30 acute care patient beds.
From the ICU to the Step-down unit
, you have the ability to integrate ventilation with monitoring modules capable of measuring advanced parameters--a first in ventilation & exclusivity from GE Healthcare INview[TM] Suite SpiroDynamics[R] and FRC INview.
We are actively expanding the reach and functionality of the system, installing new workstations in emergency medicine, our cancer center, radiology, the neurosurgery step-down unit
and the post-surgical care unit.
Next, we encouraged communication among the 150 ICU and step-down unit
staff, as well as the 321 active medical staff with admitting privileges to the open unit.