SCU (special care unit)???
- 0Jan 4, '12 by froggy8Hi All!
Just wondering if anyone had information on what a SCU (special care unit) is??
Any information will do!
Thank you and have a Happy Healthy New Year! :redpinkhe
- 0Jan 5, '12 by BelgianRNI know of only one hospital over here that uses a SCU in their surgical ward. Basically it is the same as a medium care unit, high dependency unit, step-down unit but their unit is reserved for surgical patients only.
I agree with hiddencatRN it is very variable what types of care you find in those units. Some units do almost everything while others have added monitoring and that's about it.