What Does an Intensivist do?

An intensivist, also known as an intensive care unit (ICU) or critical care physician, provides specialist care for critically ill patients. This is usually within the setting of an ICU in a major hospital, where there will be access to many investigative specialities, such as radiology and laboratory testing. The aim of an ICU is to provide life-sustaining therapy to a critically ill patient in order to maintain or restore organ function. The advent of … Continue reading What Does an Intensivist do?