discharges or expiry along with length of stay in PICU
was also noted.
This prospective cohort study was conducted at PICU
, Pak Emirates Military Hospital Rawalpindi over a period of 6 months from March 2017 to August 2017.
In this article we discuss some of the key ethical challenges frequently faced by PICU
practitioners in LMICs.
All patients aged one day to <14 years who underwent surgical repair and admitted to the PICU
at our institution were included.
The primary diagnosis that justified the admission was used as a cause for hospitalization, which was defined after PICU
discharge according to the standardization of SIH-SUS (16).
The purposeful sampling method used to determine the participants resulted in the selection of mothers of nine children who were in the PICU
. It was determined that only a small sample group be used, as qualitative studies require that a detailed analysis be made of each case.
Knowledge of parents' needs and their perceptions of care is necessary to improve quality of PICU
Tracheostomy has become an increasingly important option for earlier transition of children from the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU
), which allows them to go home and stay in their natural environments.
Most Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU
) are equipped with limited number of ventilators compared to the number of sick children they cater.
The percentage of intubation and mechanical ventilation in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU
) varies between 17 % and 64 % with an median duration of 7 days (1).
MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nationally, the rate of hospitalization and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU
) admission for opioid ingestions increased from 2004 to 2015, according to a study published online March 5 in Pediatrics.
In the past, delirium could not be diagnosed in the PICU
without the involvement of child psychiatry .