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What is the average nurse to patient ratio in the ICU?

September 15th, 2021

It likely depends on the type of ICU you work in and where you are working.
My ICU has you with a single patient or with two patients at most.

December 14th, 2021

Massachusetts has a 2:1 max ratio. I worked in a Cardiac ICU and would often have one due to mechanical devices, CVVH or some other high acidity reason.

October 9th, 2021

Here in Mass, we have 1-2 pts maximum