SMASAC HDU Bed Report. Scottish Intensive Care Society Audit Group 9 November 2007 Dr Frances Elliot. Remit. To review the provision of adult High Dependency Unit (HDU) beds in Scotland and to make recommendations to the Chief Medical Officer. HDU Definition.
Scottish Intensive Care Society Audit Group 9 November 2007
Dr Frances Elliot
Definition based on that in Better Critical Care (2000).
·there is great variation in the number of HDU beds in hospitals around Scotland, which is greater than can be explained by hospital size or activity;