Trauma and Critical Care
Trauma and Critical Care Overview
The Northwestern Medicine Trauma and Critical Care Division delivers integrated state-of-the-art surgical care to critically ill and injured patients.
The Trauma and Critical Care Division coordinates the multidisciplinary care of trauma patients in conjunction with the departments of Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, Anesthesia and others.
Early institution of nutritional support, physical and occupational therapy, rehabilitation medicine and coordinating social service and post-discharge planning are emphasized.
The Division also provides comprehensive critical care consultations for all surgical patients requiring critical care.