Neurosurgery and Trauma, Intermediate Care - Unit 8200
This is a 26-bed unit, staffed by registered nurses who provide and coordinate nursing care for neurosurgery and multi-system trauma patients ranging in age from late adolescence to geriatrics. The patients require continuous monitoring and observation. Patients are admitted to this unit from the emergency department, critical care, or surgery. Nursing staff receive education in the management of the unstable patient, as well as addressing psychosocial, medical and surgical patient care needs.