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If a loved one has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit, you may be interested in learning more about common medical conditions that can result in critical illness.

  • ICU Medical Conditions: A list of some of the common diseases that require ICU admission.
  • ICU Procedures: For ICU patients, certain procedures are commonly performed to allow for them to be treated in the safest possible manner. Here is a list of some commonly performed procedures.
  • Risks and complications of critical illness: Despite our best efforts, patients in the ICU remain at high risk for having certain common problems. Here is a list of some of the more common problems which may occur.

Last updated on: December 15th, 2016