Celje – "This is the heart of the hospital. The heaviest patients are treated here. We always walk past the top of the knife, many die. We are faced with tragedies and happy stories," said the professorial chief of the independent department's 40th birthday. for intensive internal medicine. dr. Matej Podbregar. At present, the department has eleven hospital beds, with annual care of 400 to 450 patients. Unfortunately, 20 to 24 percent of them are dying.
"We work hard, but sometimes we can't hold it anymore. You have to learn to accept this. It can't," said one sister led by the main nurse. Darja Podsedenšek. As they wrote on the anniversary, work in the department was based largely on sisters who worked on three shifts, almost 80% of the brothers: "Nurses must control almost all types of control, but they do not observe and control only physiologically, but also mental states patients, the Sisters with patients spend most of their time, so often the first and only people who pay attention to change, they must have a lot of knowledge, experience, and the ability to act quickly and precisely at certain times. "
Former Prim Head. prof. dr. Gorazd Voga emphasizes the importance of a good team. PHOTOS: Špela Kuralt / Delo
In order for patients to need intensive part, the in-laws of the hospital were known in the 1960s. Like the former head said, he did this work until July this year, cf. prof. dr. Gorazd Voga, they quickly discovered that this was not enough: "They chose to become independent departments, which were the first independent departments for Ljubljana in Slovenia." As Vogue wrote, the department joined other new physician specialists: "All of us educate ourselves in the Intensive Care Center in Ljubljana, which also offers ongoing support to the department, with invaluable professional organizational support."
Head of Department Prof. dr. Matej Podbregar said that this department was the heart of the hospital. PHOTOS: Špela Kuralt / Delo
All the time they emphasized the importance of education and, as Podbregar said, it was their advantage: "We have many specialists in intensive medicine, which is unique in Slovenia. The history of our department is among the 15 best in Europe, we also judge Slovenia , together with the Clinical Center of Ljubljana and Maribor. "Both clinical centers want to be closer to financing in Celje, said Podbregar:" This will work with patients of better quality and faster professional development. "
Everyone emphasizes the importance of the team, which, as they say in hospitals, is unique in this department. There were seven doctors and 26 nurses. "This department is a horse rider in a hospital and one of the foundations that we can work on this way. The key is staff. These are departments that work together as one. Space, equipment to buy, people and relationships do not," said the Hospital Director Celje Franci Vindišar.