Intensive Care Services at Banner University Medical Center Tucson

If you are a patient at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and need a higher level of care due to a severe illness, injury or major surgery, you may be placed in the intensive care unit (ICU).

The ICU is different from other hospital units because it features advanced equipment and has a higher staff-to-patient ratio. This means you are closely observed, monitored and treated by specially trained staff, 24 hours a day.

The staff is a team that works closely together to meet your individual needs. The team includes:

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Nutritionists
  • Physical therapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Case workers
  • Clergy

Banner University Medical Center – Tucson also offers TeleICU. TeleICU is staffed by critical care doctors (intensivists), acute care nurse practitioners and nurses, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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