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The ICU, or intensive care unit, is the department of the hospital where critically ill patients receive treatment, specialized care and close monitoring by a multidisciplinary medical team.

Critical care specialists in St. Petersburg, Florida

No one ever plans to be in the intensive care unit (ICU), but our critical care specialists are here when serious injury or illness occurs.

HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital has two ICUs with a total of 18 beds. Here, our skilled critical care medicine team providers advanced care and around-the-clock monitoring to critically ill or injured patients.

Our ICU services

Our team is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality treatment and ensuring our patients' families feel well informed throughout every step of their loved one's care.

Multidisciplinary intensive care

Every patient in the ICU has unique needs, which is why we implement a multidisciplinary approach to make sure each patient has access to specialty care. The team in our ICU is committed to providing comprehensive healthcare while treating patients with the utmost compassion and respect.

Our ICU staff is made up of a range of healthcare professionals, including:

  • Dietitians
  • Doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical therapists
  • Registered nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Social services workers

Advanced critical care medicine

The ICUs at our hospital are equipped with advanced patient monitoring systems. Our monitoring equipment ensures nurses remain constantly informed on every patient's vital signs and alerts our staff if any changes in condition are detected. Additionally, the nurses' workstation is conveniently located right outside the patient rooms in the ICU. This enables our nursing staff to respond quickly to emergency situations and other patient needs.

Coordinated critical care

We also use electronic medical records, which allows authorized staff members to instantly access up-to-date patient information. This means physicians can stay informed on their patients' conditions from anywhere they have secure internet access — in the hospital, in the office or even at home.