Standards for Critical Medicine Unit in Georgia

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Levan Ratiani and Ketevan Mach


The critical medicine unit is intended for patients who benefit from more detailed observation and invasive treatment than would be possible in the intensive care unit or inpatient settings. The critical medicine unit is the highest level of patient care and treatment. The main purpose of this department is the final recovery of the patient. It includes the constant monitoring from doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and others. The critical medicine unit is designed for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of various organ failures. It should have: nurses: patient ratio 1:1, additional nurses if necessary, 24hour continuous monitoring and possibility of complete support in cases of various organs failures.

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