pediatric intensive care unit

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pe·di·a·tric in·ten·sive care u·nit

(PICU) (pē'dē-at'rik in-ten'siv kār yū'nit)
Hospital unit designated for care of critically ill children.
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Parental stressor scale: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
Impact of quality-of-care factors on pediatric intensive care unit mortality.
Each hospital was in the process of constructing a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) with parent bed spaces when the study was initiated.
Upon her arrival at the pediatric intensive care unit, a physical examination revealed that her tracheotomy tube was stable and in good position without granulation.
Within hours, the young patient -- whose identify remains unpublicized at the family's request -- was wheeled into the pediatric intensive care unit at the NIH clinical center in Bethesda, Md.
They are expected to stay in the pediatric intensive care unit for about a week, and in the hospital for about another week after that.
We present a patient with the lowest pH in our case which developed secondary to hemorragic shock and followed up in pediatric intensive care unit.
Plouffe, RN, NP, DNP, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, JL 373 Ann Thomas Building, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Winnipeg Children's Hospital, 840 Sherbrooke Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1S1.
She was so sick, so very, very tiny with so many complications that we didn't think she was going to make it,'' says Heetland, now the team leader of the Van Nuys hospital's pediatric intensive care unit.
Dedicated exclusively to the care of children and families, Children's Hospital will house both in-patient and diagnostic services, including a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), and floors dedicated to specialized services such as cardiology, neurology, oncology, and surgery.
Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced the donation of $500,000 to UC Davis Children's Hospital to expand its pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and telemedicine capabilities throughout Northern California.
Contract notice: General planning according to vgv for the intended new building of a beds house for the accommodation of the neonatological and pediatric intensive care unit as well as the prematureborn station at the umg.

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