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The ICU, or intensive care unit, is the department of the hospital where you can receive specialized care and monitoring from multidisciplinary care teams. You may need to be in the ICU during times of critical illness or after certain surgeries, to ensure you recover fully.

Intensive care unit (ICU) in Margate, Florida

Intensive care needs personalized and compassionate care, and we have all that in and more in one convenient location.

The intensive care unit (ICU) at HCA Florida Northwest Hospital provides enhanced monitoring and services to treat people with critical conditions in Broward County. Our specialized staff uses advanced medical technology and is available 24/7 to provide stabilization and support. We are committed to providing compassionate care and keeping patients and their families fully informed throughout their time in the ICU.

Reasons someone may need intensive care

Patients may be admitted to intensive care for:

  • Heart conditions, such as extremely low or extremely high blood pressure, abnormal heartbeat or heart attack
  • Lung and breathing conditions, such as acute asthma or severe pneumonia
  • Recovery from intensive surgery
  • Serious infections, including sepsis

Our intensive care services

The ICU team at our hospital is equipped to treat the most seriously affected and medically unstable patients.

Advanced intensive treatment

Our goal is to ensure patients admitted to the ICU receive advanced medical care from a specially trained staff of ICU doctors and nurses. Once admitted to the ICU, a team of specialists will decide on the most effective treatment options. If a patient is conscious and of sound mind, they will be directly involved in deciding on a treatment plan.

Medical monitoring

Patients in the ICU are usually hooked up to at least one piece of advanced equipment, such as a heart monitor or ventilator. Our specially trained staff of doctors and nurses monitor each patient around the clock. With advanced, 24/7 monitoring technology, the staff will be alerted if a patient needs immediate attention.

Specialized cardiovascular intensive care

If a patient becomes critically ill due a cardiac condition, they may be transferred to our cardiovascular ICU (CICU). Our CICU is staffed with physicians, nurses and technologists specially trained to provide advanced cardiovascular care and continuous monitoring for patients who have a serious heart conditions.

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Our ICU Locations

Currently Viewing:

Northwest Hospital
2801 N State Road 7
Margate, FL 33063
 (954) 974 - 0400

Currently Viewing:

Northwest Hospital
2801 N State Road 7
Margate, FL 33063
 (954) 974 - 0400
University Hospital
3476 S University Dr.
Davie, FL 33328
 (954) 475 - 4400

13.1 miles

Aventura Hospital
20900 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180
 (305) 682 - 7000

20.5 miles