Seeing your loved one in an ICU bed can be confronting, particularly if you don't know what all the machines do.

ICU team caring for patient

ICU critical care room

Take a look around a critical care room in ICU using our interactive 360 degree photo. Click or touch the information icons to find out about each item in the room.

Other things you may see

ICU bed
Gastric feeding
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)
Indwelling urinary catheter
Non-invasive ventilation
Intravenous feeding (also called total parenteral nutrition or TPN)
Central venous catheter (CVC)
Arterial catheter (or arterial line)
Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitor and external ventricular drains (EVD)
Calf compressors 
Cooling and warming devices
Haemofiltration (renal (kidney) replacement therapy or RRT)
Endotracheal (breathing) tube (ETT)
Last updated 14 February 2023