The Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Cleveland Clinic shares innovative strategies that enabled the team to transform their unit amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cleveland Clinic opened the Medical Intensive Liver Unit in the summer of 2018, one of few in the U.S. Critical care physicians, Hassan Khouli, MD and Aanchal Kapoor, MD discuss the program and share promising outcomes data on transplant-free survival for patients with cirrhosis.
Embedding geriatric specialists in critical care units creates a comanagement model of care for the nation’s “oldest old.”
The Medical Intensive Liver Unit expedites diagnosis and treatment for patients with acute and chronic liver failure, cirrhosis and related complications, hepatitis and potential candidates for liver transplantation.
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In an effort to learn more about radiation exposure in the MICU, we examined the radiation burden per episode of care in a cohort of MICU patients at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. We found significant levels of exposure in some patients.
Since launching the eHospital program in 2014, Cleveland Clinic has been able to provide an extra level of care for critical patients during the night.