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‘Kentucky Health’ discusses how hospitals’ intensive care units save lives

For Release: 12/29/21 9:59 AM

The intensive care unit (ICU) is where a hospital cares for its sickest patients.  On this episode of Kentucky Health, Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Kandis Adkins, critical care specialist at UofL Health, about how ICUs save lives and return patients to health. 

Kentucky Health: ICU Care: The care you hope you don’t need episode airs Sunday, Jan. 2, at 12:30 pm/11:30 am on KET and Monday, Jan. 3, at 2/1 pm on KET2. 

Kentucky Health is a weekly KET program that seeks to improve the people’s health through education and increased awareness. Kentucky Health is hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville, and produced by Laura Krueger.

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