Term: Intermediate ICU (IICU)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-04-20

Definition:

In Manitoba, this refers to a specialized type of Intermediate Care Unit, a six-bed hospital unit at the Health Sciences Centre that is primarily for patients who are stable except that they require prolonged mechanical ventilation.

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References 

  • Garland A, Fransoo R, Olafson K, Ramsey C, Yogendran M, Chateau D, McGowan K. The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)