Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions, such as those that affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.
The area of Frankfort, KY has a population of approximately 150,084 people. There are 3 critical care practitioners near Frankfort, which gives it a ratio of 1 critical care practitioner per 50,028 residents or a ratio of 1 critical care practitioner per 20,980 households. There are 62,940 households in Frankfort.