The Cardiac Care Unit provides the highest quality care to patients with acute coronary syndrome, atrial fibrillation, pulmonary edema, atrial flutter, decompensated heart failure, supra-ventricular tachycardia, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and sustained ventricular tachycardia.
We care for adult patients above 14 years of age.
The team consists of highly trained staff nurses and charge nurses, specialists, consultants, and allied health staff, including respiratory care, dietetics, wound care and pharmacy, within the department. We also work with other departments, including infection control, laboratory and radiology.
Patients are admitted through the Emergency Department, or can be transferred from a medical unit or another hospital.
We support patients with the following services:
Acute coronary syndrome care
Heart failure care
Chest tube insertion
Arterial blood pressure monitoring
Endotracheal tube insertion
Insertion of central line
Insertion of IV Cannula
Pacemaker wire insertion
Cardiology services – acute coronary syndrome (NSTEMI), heart failure without acute events, such as mitral valve regurgitation or unstable arrhythmias and/or ischemia with no malignant arrhythmias
We welcome visitors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
We are on the second floor of Tower B
Phone Number: 4011 4819
• Nursing is a 24 hour service
• Head Nurse 6am to 2pm
• Director of Nursing 7am to 3pm
In emergencies contact: Nursing House Supervisor: +974 60512847