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.
Helen Cooper, RN, Bachelor ofNursing, StaffNurse Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Winnipeg Children's Hospital.
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.
Keith Kimble, attending staff at the Cedars Sinai Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Los Angeles.
Haut is the program director of the acute care pediatric nurse practitioner program at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and practices as a pediatric nurse practitioner in the pediatric intensive care unit at Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai, Baltimore.
Dominguez and Franco were treated at local hospitals and released, but Franco's son, Juan Carlos, was airlifted to the pediatric intensive care unit of Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara with a head injury, officials said.
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.
Cincinnati Children's earned the 2008 distinction for its success in implementing new quality improvement processes to reduce Health Care Acquired Infection-related deaths in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) children by 45 percent.
Your wife is leaving her job and is on her way to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, where they've taken him.
The MTF research project is investigating the effects of foot massage on pediatric intensive care unit patients and the community service project provides massage on pediatric burn survivors.

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