This is a 28-bed unit including the capacity for 18 intermediate care beds. The patient populations for this unit have a medical diagnosis with an underlying cardiac component that requires cardiac monitoring. The patients are all monitored both centrally by telemetry and at the bedside.
The primary admission diagnoses include but are not limited to
Sickle cell crisis
Cystic Fibrosis Exacerbation
Rule out tuberculosis
The patient population ranges in age from young adult to