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Information about Critical Care



Patients and families staying in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or Coronary Care Unit (CCU) often have questions about their care. The Society of Critical Care Medicine has created a Web site to address family and patient concerns and to provide guidance during their stay. The site is endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. To visit this helpful Web site, click here.

About Critical Care A guide for caregivers of critical care patients at Baptist Health Louisville including information on communicating with your loved one, visitation guidelines, caring for the patient, and talking with staff and physicians.

Critical Care and Life Support Information on decisions surrounding life support, including some commonly used terms and phrases, and other resources for patients and families.

Palliative Care Information on palliative care and the Palliative Care Unit at Baptist Health Louisville, which serves as a bridge to hospice or home care.