Intensive Care

Jackson Health System provides critical care to patients with life-threatening injuries by a team of specially-trained medical professionals.

Our specialists work closely with anesthesiologists, surgeons, and other specialists to monitor and provide intensive care for adult and pediatric patients throughout our hospitals.

Neuro-Intensive Care

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 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 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 multilingual 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.

Neuro-Intensive Care

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 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 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 multilingual 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.

For Children

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Holtz Children’s Hospital is home to one of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care units, producing some of the best medical outcomes in the United States. The Project: New Born Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center by the state of Florida and boasts some of the best survival rates and successful outcomes in the country.

The NICU is staffed 24 hours a day by an experienced medical team — including neonatologists, neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists and pharmacists — specially trained in caring for such small and sick children. This team works with physicians and pediatric surgeons in other specialty areas, as well as with parents and families, to ensure each child receives the best care possible.

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a special unit located at Holtz Children’s Hospital. In the CICU care is given to infants, children and young adults undergoing treatment for a variety of heart conditions.

Located adjacent to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the CICU is staffed by a medical team trained in providing intensive care and cardiac specialty services.

For Children

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Holtz Children’s Hospital is home to one of the nation’s largest neonatal intensive care units, producing some of the best medical outcomes in the United States. The Project: New Born Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center by the state of Florida and boasts some of the best survival rates and successful outcomes in the country.

The NICU is staffed 24 hours a day by an experienced medical team — including neonatologists, neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists and pharmacists — specially trained in caring for such small and sick children. This team works with physicians and pediatric surgeons in other specialty areas, as well as with parents and families, to ensure each child receives the best care possible.

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a special unit located at Holtz Children’s Hospital. In the CICU care is given to infants, children and young adults undergoing treatment for a variety of heart conditions.

Located adjacent to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the CICU is staffed by a medical team trained in providing intensive care and cardiac specialty services.