Meaning : Respiratory intensive care unit
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Care unit
Type : Initialism
What does RICU mean or stand for ?
Similar to the CCU that is the Cardiac care unit for heart patients,the RICU is an intensive care unit for Respiratory disorder patients.All types of pulmonary problems that require the attention of nurses and doctors around the clock.Many patients here are hooked up to ventilators that assist them in breathing because their lungs are not capable of normal function.
The RICU medical ward unit in a hospital is a highly sensitive area and is extremely well sanitised to prevent even the smallest possibility of airborne contagions to enter.