- Q Will a doctor provide support for family members of those in ICU?
Dr. Kevin Soden, Family MedicineEvery hospital is different but, in my experience, there is always a doctor who will communicate with family members about a patient in the ICU. Some hospitals have hospitalists or intensivists who only work in the hospital caring for hospitalized... Full Answer
- Q Is there a chapel near the ICU?
Dr. Cathy Provins-Churbock, Critical Care MedicineThe chapel may or may not be near the ICU but the nursing staff will be able to direct to it. The nursing staff can also help arrange spiritual counseling at the bedside. Full Answer
- Q How can I prevent carbon monoxide poisoning?
Dr. Leigh Vinocur, Emergency MedicineProtect yourself and family members from carbon monoxide poisoning: – Do not use fuel-burning heaters in un-vented enclosed spaces. – Make sure your house has functioning carbon monoxide monitors with fresh batteries. – If a... Full Answer