Surviving ITU Placements. INTRODUCTION TO ITU. ITU: Ventilated or at risk of 2 or more organ failures. HDU: Self-ventilated or at risk of 1 organ failure. General wards: Self-ventilated with basic level of nursing care. General thoughts of ITU. Sick people Noisy/Busy People dying Smell
IS THE PATIENT STABLE ENOUGH TO BE TREATED?