Patients admitted to the ICU may include those with complex and multi-systemic diseases such as:

  • Acute renal failure / acute kidney injury
  • Sepsis (a potentially life-threatening complication of a severe infection)
  • Coagulation disorders such as Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy (DIC, a severe clotting abnormality)
  • Severe anemia
  • Trauma patients
  • Toxicities
  • Diabetic emergencies (ketoacidosis crisis)
  • Severe electrolytes abnormalities
  • Pancreatitis
  • Acute hepatic disorder
  • Respiratory distress and failure
  • Congestive heart failure and severe cardiac rhythm disturbances
  • Neurological emergencies (such as seizure patients)
  • Recovery from major surgery for monitoring and advanced pain management