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Intensive care unit

In the Regions Hospital intensive care unit, you’re in good hands whenever you need us

When a loved one is hospitalized, it can be stressful and scary. But you can feel confident knowing that they are in the expert hands of the critical care team at Regions Hospital.

The doctors, nurses and advanced practice clinicians in the intensive care unit (ICU) have specialized training in critical care medicine, and work together to provide care as quickly and safely as possible. We have the skills, knowledge and experience to provide timely assessment and treatment, ensuring the best possible outcomes for you and the ones you love.

Visiting the intensive care unit (ICU)

Visiting your loved one in the ICU can give them comfort and help with their recovery. While we have standard visiting hours, it’s possible to visit your loved one at any time. Please talk with their care team if you want to visit outside regular visiting hours. When you arrive at the Regions Hospital ICU, you’ll be greeted by someone who will give you special instructions on how to find your loved one.

Call us at 651-254-3456 or read our guest information page if you want to see our visiting hours or learn more about visiting the ICU.

Types of intensive care at Regions Hospital

We’re equipped to provide intensive care for all types of illnesses and injuries. At Regions, we use advanced technologies in critical care medicine and a team-oriented approach to treat our patients in a clean, healing environment. Depending on your condition, we can treat you in the:

  • Cardiac ICU
  • Medical ICU
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Neurology ICU
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Surgical ICU
  • Trauma ICU

Continued treatment after intensive care

After you’re discharged from the Regions Hospital intensive care unit, we’ll make sure that you continue to get exceptional care throughout your recovery. Depending on your needs, we may recommend rehabilitation, transitional care or assisted care at home.

Rehabilitation to help you regain your strength

The intensive rehabilitation program through Regions Hospital is scientifically proven to help patients recover from even the most complex injuries. Regions Hospital is one of only 18 Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems (SCIMS) in the entire country, and we are a CARF-certified rehabilitation program with specialty certification for spinal cord injury, stroke and brain injury.

Transitional care to bridge the gap between hospital and home

Transitional care is short-term, intensive rehabilitation. During your time in transitional care, you’ll receive physical, occupational and respiratory therapy, and nursing care designed to help you transition back to your home with confidence.

Getting you the support you need at home

If going home is the best course of treatment, we’ll work with you and your loved ones to create a care plan. Our team will show your caregivers how to continue your recovery at home, answer your questions and help you schedule any necessary follow-up appointments.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)