Intensivists in our ICU

Bitanga, Marina E.
June 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p19
Academic Journal
The article reports on the intensivist program implemented by a group of intensive care physicians in their medical intensive care unit (ICU) at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. It indicates the responsibility of intensivists, physicians who have received board certification in a medical specialty, to deliver optimized patient care in the ICU. Other responsibilities of intensivists also include inserting central catheters in patients with poor peripheral venous access.


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