Celje – "This is the heart of the hospital, the most difficult patients are treated here, we always walk through the tips of knives, many die." We are confronted with tragedies and happy stories, "said the professor's professor at the 40th anniversary of the independent department of intensive internal medicine. dr. Matej Podbregar. Today, the department has eleven hospital beds, with an annual treatment of 400 to 450 patients. Unfortunately, 20 to 24 percent of them die.
"We are working hard, but sometimes we can not help it anymore. You have to learn to accept this. It can not be," said one of the nurses, led by a leading nurse Darja Podsedenšek. As they wrote on an anniversary, work on the department is largely based on sisters who work in three shifts, almost 80 percent of the sisters: "Nurses must practically master all types of control, but do not observe and control only the physiological but also the mental state Sisters with patients spend most of their time, so often the first and only ones are noticed. They must have a lot of knowledge, experience and ability to act quickly and appropriately at a given moment. "
Former Chief Prim. prof. dr. Gorazd Voga emphasized the importance of a good team. PHOTO: Špela Kuralt / Delo
In order for patients to have an intensive part, hospital parents were known already in the 1960s. As the former boss said, he did this work by July this year, up. prof. dr. Gorazd Vogathey quickly discovered that this was not enough: "They decided to be an independent department, which was the first independent department for Ljubljana in Slovenia." As Vogue wrote, the department was joined by other new doctors specialists: "We were all trained at the Intensive Care Center in Ljubljana, which also provided continuous support to the sector, with invaluable professional organizational support."
Head of Section prof. dr. Matej Podbregar says this department is the heart of the hospital. PHOTO: Špela Kuralt / Delo
All the time they emphasized the importance of education and, as Podbregar said, it is their advantage: "We have a lot of experts in intensive medicine, which is a unique thing in Slovenia. The history of our department is among the top 15 in Europe, we also evaluate the Slovenian top together with clinical centers in Ljubljana and Maribor. "Both clinical centers want to come closer to financing in Celje, Podbregar said:" This would work with patients better quality and faster professional development. "
Everyone emphasized the importance of the team, which, as they say in the hospital, is unique in this department. There are seven doctors and 26 nurses. "This department is a hospital horsemanship and one of the cornerstones we can work on this way is the key is the staff, it's a department that works together as one." The space, shopping equipment, people and connections do not work, "the director of the hospital in Celje Franci Vindišar.