1313 E 32nd StreetSilver City, New Mexico 88061
Phone: (575) 538-4000Fax (575) 538-9714
Special Care Unit (SCU)
The purpose of the Special Care Unit (SCU) is simple even though the practice is complex.
Healthcare professionals who work in Gila Regional's SCU provide around-the-clock monitoring and treatment of patients seven days a week. This close-knit, experienced group works closely with many different specialized physicians and receives high ratings for their ability to offer individualized care to patients - from infant through elder.
Patients are generally admitted if they are likely to benefit from the level of care provided. It has been shown to benefit patients who are severely ill and medically unstable-that is, they have a potentially life-threatening disease or disorder. Patients and their loved ones are grateful for the continual, one-on-one attention the staff in SCU is able to provide.
Gila Regional is working to be part of a program happening all over the world called the
A Baby-Friendly(TM) Hospital does all it can to help you:
-- to start and keep on breastfeeding your baby
-- to safely make and feed your baby formula, if you cannot breastfeed
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