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Expanded neuro intensive care unit opens in Albany Med

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ALBANY, N.Y. – A newly expanded neuro intensive care unit has opened at Albany Medical Center.

According to the hospital, this is the most advanced unit of its kind in the area, which is located in the new Patient Pavilion.

The neuro ICU has 15 beds for patients with severe neurologic injuries or conditions who need around the clock critical care. 

The unit also have new technology that can monito intracranial pressue, brain tissue oxygen and blood flow in the brain.  Also, five rooms have been fixed for continuous EEG brainwave monitoring.

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