Pediatric Neuroscience Services

Neurocritical Care

University Hospital provides the specialized round-the-clock intensive care that’s vital when you’re facing a serious neurological injury or disease. Our Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit is staffed with the area’s most exceptional critical care specialists, dedicated to helping you reach the highest level of recovery possible.

The Neuro ICU at University Hospital has the area’s only neurocritical team trained in neurointensive care. We care for a wide variety of patients with critical neurologic disorders including:

  • Brain tumors
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

When You Need Specialized, Intensive Neurological Care

Our neurocritical care unit provides expert care when you’re critically ill due to a brain or spine disorder or when you need monitoring after surgery. You may need neurointensive care during an overnight stay after an elective surgery or for a longer stay after a serious disease or injury. You may be admitted to the Neuro ICU when you need frequent neurological exams and monitoring while on a ventilator (breathing machine), a brain pressure monitor or if you have unstable vital signs.


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