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Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Patients with neurological injury who receive care in a Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU) have a better chance for survival and are more likely to return to a good quality of life. Queen’s was one of the first hospitals in the U.S. to establish a dedicated NSICU staffed with specialty-trained physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists, and remains the only one in Hawai‘i. Our commitment to offer world-class expertise, innovative care, and the latest technologies improves outcomes for patients with neurological conditions such as:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Severe seizures
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Severe weakness from muscle or nerve disorders
  • Recent brain surgery

Our expertly-trained team of Neuro ICU specialists take care of patients who are critically ill. Team members include:

  • Board-certified doctors
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Dieticians
  • Respiratory, physical, occupational and speech therapists

It is both nationally and internationally recognized that patients with neurological injury who receive care in an Neuro ICU have a better chance for survival and are more likely to return to a good quality of life.