ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A new surgical ICU at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is among the largest in the country.
The new 36-bed surgical ICU features:
· Larger, more open waiting rooms for families
· More space within the patient`s room for visitors
· Halls are 10 feet wide vs. 8 feet in existing ICUs
· Much of the equipment required by the clinical staff will be located on moveable pods suspended from the ceiling.
· The bed can be spun 180 degrees to allow a patient to look out the window.