Intensive Care Unit

RMR_2455The Lipa Medix Medical Center Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a specialized area equipped with monitoring, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. ICU is designed to provide intensive observation, continuous monitoring, and care for cardiac and non-cardiac medical, surgical, obstetric and pediatric patients who are in an unstable vital conditions or who may urgently require life support systems. The Unit provides on-going critical care for all patients with acute and life-threatening diseases or injuries. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and has a 12-bed capacity. With a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care, the Unit provides professional management treating patients with compassion and respect.

Facilities:

• One (1) Pediatric Unit
• One (1) Isolation Unit
• Two (2) Surgical Units
• Four (4) Coronary Care Units with provision for patients undergoing hemodialysis
• Three (3) Neurology Units
• One (1) High Risk Pregnancy Unit
• Central and Cardiac Monitor (continuous top-of-the-line cardiac and multi-parameter physiologic non-invasive and optional invasive monitor linked into a centralized system with dedicated monitoring personnel)
• Wall-mounted suction, oxygen, and compressed air provided in each room
• Nurses’ Station with access to central monitor
• Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis access for patients requiring renal replacement therapy
• Mechanical ventilator for cases needing artificial ventilation
• Defibrillator with transcutaneous pacing capability for life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias

Staff Competencies:

• Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training – American Heart Association 2015 Guidelines

• Pediatric Advanced Life Support – American Heart Association 2015 Guidelines

• IV Therapy Training – Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines (ANSAP)

• Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines,Inc. – Member