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We found 4 critical care specialists who accept Coventry Catastrophic near Bradenton, FL.

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Dr. Horacio Jose Argeles, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
201 4th Avenue E; Suite 1
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Horacio Argeles is a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Bradenton, FL. He is affiliated with South Bay Hospital. Dr. Argeles is a graduate of National University of Rosario, Faculty of Medical Sciences. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Argeles is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Hospital Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2210 61st Street W
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Michael Burke practices adult critical care, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and sleep medicine in Bradenton, FL. He attended medical school at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Burke's average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2210 61st Street W
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Floyd Wells, who practices in Bradenton, FL, is a medical specialist in adult critical care, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and adult pulmonology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
520 8th Street W
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Maryjane Liebling is a physician who specializes in adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. She is a graduate of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Liebling honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna, and Humana.

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What is Critical Care?

Critical care, or intensive care medicine, is the delivery of medical care to patients whose illness or injury is so seriously life threatening that they would likely die without intervention. It usually takes place in ICUs or trauma centers. It is referred to as critical care in North America, while it is called intensive care or intensive therapy in the rest of the world. Specialists in this field are sometimes referred to as intensivists.

Critical care may encompass a broad variety of medical specialties in the efforts to save a patient’s life. Critical care specialists must have a good knowledge of anesthesiology, surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, and other specialties. Besides their medical knowledge, intensivists must know a great deal about end-of-life issues, including ethics, advanced directives, and family counseling and bereavement.

Critical care is a relatively modern specialty, which developed along with ICUs beginning in the 1950’s. It looks different from regular medicine, and it can be recognized by the presence of more nurses, more monitoring, more invasive monitors and procedures, and the presence of life-sustaining therapies such as mechanical ventilators and vasopressors.

Specialists in critical care frequently have to make urgent and complex decisions. They use their knowledge and skill to provide intensive care to the most fragile patients and do their best to save lives.