University Hospital offers the only Level I trauma center and helicopter service in mid-Missouri. The 274-bed hospital specializes in treating the most severe illnesses and injuries. Its seven-story Critical Care Tower provides the latest in medical technology for critically ill or injured patients. Housed in the tower are cardiac, medical, neurological and surgical intensive care units as well as mid-Missouri’s only burn intensive care unit. Next to the burn center, the hospital has the region’s most comprehensive center for wound care and hyperbaric medicine.