Critical care is medical care for people who have life-threatening injuries and illnesses. It usually takes place in an intensive care unit (ICU).
We at Agarwal Hospital have a team of specially-trained health care providers which gives you 24-hour care. This includes using machines to constantly monitor your vital signs. It also usually involves giving you specialized treatments. In a critical care unit, we use lots of different equipment, including
Sometimes people in a critical care unit are not able to communicate. It's important that you have an advance directive in place. This can help your health care providers and family members make important decisions, including end-of-life decisions, if you are not able to make them.