The Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU) provides care for patients who need a specialized focus on healing the brain. Advanced monitoring and treatment are provided in a state-of-the-art unit with 14 private rooms.
The Neuro ICU primarily serves patients who:
Patients receive the highest level of intensive care from doctors, nurses and therapists who specialize in neurological care. Directing the unit is a team of doctors (called neurointensivists) who specialize in critical care for neurology patients. Registered nurses have received training in critical care, neurology and neurosurgical procedures.
The Neuro ICU is specially designed for neurology intensive care patients and their families. Facilities include:
The Bentson Foundation made a generous donation to United Hospital Foundation to create the Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, which opened in August 2013. The foundation was started by Larry and Nancy Bentson in 1956.
Rooms are spacious to accommodate patients' medical needs and family visits.