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CRITICAL CARE SERVICES

  
Progressive Care (PCU)
The Progressive Care Unit provides an intermediate level of care to adult and geriatric patients. The unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is located on the second floor (MAP PDF).

Services Include

  • Post-cardiac interventional therapy management
  • Continuous telemetry monitoring
  • Elective cardioversion
  • Initiation and management of anti-arrhythmia drug therapy
  • Initiation and management of vasoactive drug therapy
  • Pulse oximetry monitoring
  • Non-invasive continuous blood pressure monitoring
  • Peritoneal dialysis

For more information about the Progressive Care Unit, call (270) 706-1700.

Coronary Care Unit
(CCU)
The Coronary Care Unit specializes in cardiac care for adult and geriatric patients. The unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is located on the second floor (MAP PDF), adjacent to the ICU.

Services Include

  • Post-cardiac interventional therapy management
  • Management of critical drips
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Arrhythmia detection and management
  • Fibrinolytic therapy
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump and invasive procedures (Swan Ganz catheters, A-line catheters, temporary pacemaker insertion and maintenance, etc.)
  • Recovery of neurosurgical patients

All RN Staff are ACLS certified, 1:1 and 2:1 Patient/Nurse ratio, ventilator management, as well as house wide code blue and Rapid Response Teams. For more information about the Coronary Care Unit, call (270) 706-1749.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
The Intensive Care Unit specializes in post-surgical care and is located adjacent to the Coronary Care unit on the second floor. The unit operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and is located on the second floor (MAP PDF), adjacent to the CCU.

Services Include:

  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Management of Critical Drips
  • Ventilator Management
  • Cardiac Monitoring
  • Arrhythmia Detection and Management
  • Invasive Procedures (Swan Ganz, Temporary Pacemakers, etc.)
  • Staff respond to house wide Code Blue Teams
  • Recovery of cardiothoracic surgery
 
All RN Staff are ACLS certified, 1:1 and 2:1 Patient/Nurse ratio, ventilator management, as well as house wide code blue and Rapid Response Teams.

For more information on HMH's Intensive Care Unit, call (270) 706-1749.
Hardin Memorial Hospital. 913 N. Dixie Ave. Elizabethtown KY 42701.
Phone (270) 737-1212
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