The Department of Intensive Care is an educational base of LSMU, where:
Students of the 5th year of the Faculty of Medicine study the problems of diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions, intensive therapy and homeostasis disorders during life-threatening conditions of the intensive and emergency medicine module;
Faculty of Pharmacy 3rd year students – Elective subjects of Special Medicine;
4th year students of the Faculty of Nursing – Intensive Therapeutic Nursing;
First year students of the Faculty of Medicine, Odontology and Public Health – First Aid.
The Department of Intensive Care, together with the Department of Anaesthesiology, trains anaesthesiologists-reanimatologists during 4-year residency studies;
Professional qualification courses, internships, seminars and conferences are organised for doctors and nurses of various specialities.
The directions of the department’s scientific work are various issues related to life-threatening conditions and disorders of vital functions: microcirculation disorders and their correction during various shocks, prevalence and prevention of hospital infections, the problem of multiple antibiotic resistance in intensive care units, etc.
In the Department of Intensive Care, clinical studies on the determination of microcirculation by orthogonal microscopy and on the prevalence, diagnosis and optimisation of treatment of hospital infections (bacteraemia, ventilator-associated pneumonias, urinary tract infections) are carried out.
“Circulation changes during physiological stress in experimental and clinical conditions” (Dr. Eglė Belousovienė, 2022).
“Study and modulation of the effect of critical physiological stress caused by anaerobic exercise on microcirculation” (Dr. Inga Kiudulaitė, 2022)
“Study of eye microcirculation changes during septic shock” (Dr. Jūratė Šimkienė, 2022)
“Ventilator pneumonia caused by bacteria with multiple antibiotic resistance” (Dr. Aušra Čiginskienė, 2020)