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Intensive Care

Critical Care is the branch of medicine that deals with patients whose physio-pathological disorders are severe enough to represent an imminent or potential threat to their lives and, yet, there is still hope that they will recover.

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This specialty's work is carried out in the Intensive Care (ICU), Critical Care (CC) or Intensive Monitoring (IM) Units.  These multifunctional Central Services work closely with other hospital services in order to look after both medical and surgical patients in critical condition who may potentially recover. 

Similarly, the sort of attention offered in Critical Care may also be applied outside the hospital, anywhere where the unit's services are needed, especially in order to transport patients who are critically ill or provide health care in all sorts of disaster situations. 

At Hospitales San Roque in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the ICU is very versatile, it has a total of 8 beds equipped to provide both invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation and haemodynamic and respiratory monitoring (EGG), covering the post-operative period for medium and high risk interventions.   Similarly, we are also equipped to provide continuous renal replacement therapy, temporary cardiac pacing using a vascular electro-catheter and haemodynamic support with intra-aortic balloon counter-pulsation.

The team of health care professionals in charge of monitoring and treatment of patients admitted to the unit includes a doctor who is physically present and dedicated exclusively to the unit.

This specialty's work is carried out in the Intensive Care (ICU), Critical Care (CC) or Intensive Monitoring (IM) Units.  These multifunctional Central Services work closely with other hospital services in order to look after both medical and surgical patients in critical condition who may potentially recover. 

Similarly, the sort of attention offered in Critical Care may also be applied outside the hospital, anywhere where the unit's services are needed, especially in order to transport patients who are critically ill or provide health care in all sorts of disaster situations. 

At Hospitales San Roque in Maspalomas, the multifunctional Critical Care Unit has 8 beds, with the sort of state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive monitoring technology required to treat acute illness and providing life support and post-operative monitoring for in-patients.

  • Invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation equipment.
  • Haemodynamic heart monitor and neuromonitorization.
  • Haemodiafiltration equipment.
  • Study of arrhythmia. Temporary pacemakers.
  • 6 open boxes and two reverse-flow isolation chambers. 
  • Central monitoring.
  • Alarm center.
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