State-of-the-art neurocritical care is provided within the 24-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Our neurosurgical and neurological physicians and staff have are experts in caring for critically ill patients. Brain tissue monitoring, induced hypothermia, and sedation and pain management are common procedures in caring for these very sick patients.
Our Neuroscience Intensive Care unit is the largest of its kind in the state of Florida and is actively involved in ongoing, prospective research projects in the areas of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and neurovascular disease. The multinational and multi-lingual nursing staff is considered among the best in the United States. The neurocritical care program is also served by a full-time clinical pharmacologist, nutritionist, respiratory therapist, and social service representative. All modalities of critical care medicine are available and in common usage within the Neuroscience Critical Care Unit.