CTICU | definition of CTICU by Medical dictionary
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cardiothoracic intensive care unit.
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On admission to the CTICU, the patient was noted to be lethargic and tachypnoeic with laboured breathing.
After 28 days in CTICU, the tracheostomy tube was removed and the patient was discharged to the general ward.
patient was not paralyzed with neuromuscular blockers during the CTICU stay; and
Information regarding what analgesics and sedatives were ordered and administered to the retrospective and prospective subjects were also documented on the PMAT for the first 5 days of CTICU stay or until transfer from the CTICU (if earlier).
There was a maximum of 12 MICU, 16 S/TICU, 14 CCU, 8 N/NSICU, and 8 CTICU