Critical care medicine is a medical sub-specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of life threatening conditions requiring sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring for critically ill patients. Critical care medicine encompasses treatment in a broad range of conditions, requiring knowledge from internal medicine and/or emergency medicine.
Notable Critical Care PhysiciansEdit
- Dr. Pete Wilder (Critical Care Physician, Infectious Disease Specialist at St. Ambrose Hospital and Alternative Medicine Practitioner at Seaside Health and Wellness)
Notes and TriviaEdit
- Pete was an attending ER doctor at St. Ambrose Hospital practicing critical care medicine.
- Critical care physicians practicing in the emergency room are also known as ER doctors.