Located in St. Paul, Minn., the Post Anesthesia Care Unit provides critical assessment, care and treatment for postoperative and postanesthesia patients. It serves individuals suffering from spinal, regional and local sedation anesthesia. The unit is a part of the Hennepin County Medical Center, which is a nationally recognized academic medical center that conducts research at its subsidiary organization, the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation. The Hennepin County Medical Center is an academic medical center and public hospital located in Minneapolis. It is a 440-plus-bed acute care hospital and primary care and specialty clinic in Minnesota.