Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU)
Returning your child to health as quickly as possibleOur pediatric intensive care units (PICU) provide the most advanced care for traumatic illnesses or injures. We serve children from birth through age 21 for life-threatening conditions of the brain or spinal cord, lungs, blood, heart, and bone and joints, as well as infectious diseases, endocrine disorders, cancer and other serious medical conditions. Our pediatric intensive care units are part of state-designated children's hospitals. Pediatric patients have private rooms with a place for parents to stay at the bedside 24/7. Patients receive the most advanced care in a way that minimizes stress as much as possible. The PICU gives your child access to:
- Advanced technology
- Highly trained specialists
- Magnet nurses
- Reduced infection rates
- Improved survival rates
- Faster recovery
- Minimal disability or pain
- Acute poisoning
- Acute renal failure
- Acute respiratory distress syndrome
- Gastrointestinal disorders, dehydration
- Cancer, blood disorder emergency
- Metabolic imbalance
- Multisystem organ failure
- Neurosurgical conditions
- Post-cardiopulmonary arrest
- Pulmonary conditions (such as asthma, RSV, flu, pneumonia)
We serve children from birth through age 21 for life-threatening conditions of the brain or spinal cord, lungs, blood, heart, and bone and joints, as well as infectious diseases, endocrine disorders, cancer and other serious medical conditions.
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