Refusing vaccination can lead to “death’s door” in the intensive care unit
The dire situation in Ontario’s intensive care units (ICUs) is all so preventable, say Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) doctors. They’re...
Early COVID patient beats the odds, matches “dreamworld” experience to reality
To say Anoop Chugh went through a lot is an understatement. He was so ill with COVID-19 during the pandemic's first wave that he required a ventilator and life support.
Inside the ICU During COVID-19: photos from healthcare providers
View images that capture the pandemic at its peak in some of Hamilton’s intensive care units.
How to turn a heart unit into an intensive care unit
Unconventional ICU spaces necessary to care for critically ill patients during third wave Long before the third wave of the...
Pushing beyond our limits – voices from inside the ICU
For each ICU patient, there is an army of healthcare professionals and staff required to provide care. Hear from them, in their own words.
“When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters.” Respiratory therapists are vital to COVID care
“We see patients when they are at their very worst,” says respiratory therapist (RT) Ally Ruzycki-Chadwick. Her job is to...
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