Intensive Care Unit Equipment
Equipment used in the ICU varies from the familiar, such as devices to measure blood pressure, to very specialized devices, such as bedside monitors or dialysis machines. These pages are designed to give you descriptions of each piece of equipment. The information provided includes an explanation of how it works, when and for how long it is generally used, and possible complications.
The information contained on this page is general in nature and therefore cannot reflect individual Patient variation. It is meant as a back up to specific information which will be discussed with you by the Doctors and Nurses caring for your loved one. INTENSIVE CARE HOTLINE attests to the accuracy of the information contained here BUT takes no responsibility for how it may apply to an individual Patient. Please refer to the full disclaimer.