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Critical Care Services

For Hope and Healing

Illness and injury are an unfortunate part of life. But when they become more serious, or are life-threatening, you deserve a health care partner you know and trust.

AdventHealth is here for you with expert critical care services to treat complications from surgery, infections, serious accidents, severe breathing issues and any other health emergency you might face.

Critical Care Medicine

Specialized Care When You Need It

Whatever your critical care need, we have the expertise, technology and resources to help. From our critical care hospital services and intensive care unit (ICU) to our trauma center, we provide close, constant attention to critically ill patients from a team of specially trained intensive care providers.

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Critical Conditions We Treat

Our critical care specialists, or intensivists, are here to help you or a family member at any time. Our specialists diagnose and treat a wide variety of heart, lung and vascular conditions, including:

  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Cerebral edema
  • Drug overdose
  • Heart failure
  • Multiple organ failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Sepsis
  • Septic shock
  • Stroke
  • Vascular collapse
Critical Illness Treatment Options

Our critical care unit performs a variety of emergency procedures and treatments, including:

  • Airway management
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiovascular monitoring
  • Catheterization
  • Chest drainage tube insertion
  • Craniotomy
  • Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
  • Diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Peritoneal drain insertion
  • Plasma exchange
  • Postoperative care
  • Pulmonary artery catheter insertion
  • Temporary cardiac pacemaker insertion
  • Tracheostomy
  • Transplant surgery patient care
  • Upper endoscopy (EGD)
  • Vasodilators (medicine that opens blood vessels)
  • Vasopressors (medicine to raise low blood pressure)
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We’re Here When You Need Help

Critical Care You Can Count On

When you or a loved one need life-saving critical care, you can rely on the experts at AdventHealth for treatment and hope. From critical care nurses (CCRNs) to our surgical critical care team, we’re here for you with leading-edge ICU medicine and compassionate care to help you through a difficult illness or injury.