Mayo Clinic Q&A

Mayo Clinic Q&A


Critical care units prepare for COVID-19

April 15, 2020

An intensive care unit (ICU) is a special unit in a hospital where patients who are very ill can be under constant supervision by their health care team. The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed ICU and critical care units in hot spots where the virus had spread widely.


On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Daniel Brown, director of critical care medicine at Mayo Clinic, discusses critical care medicine and COVID-19.