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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Illness severity and organ dysfunction scoring in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Indian J Crit Care Med 2016; 20(1): 27-35.
Evaluation and comparison of parental needs, stressors, and coping strategies in a pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2012;13:166-72.
Growth of pediatric intensive care units in the United States from 1995 to 2001.
Reports on isolated complications of DKA have been published in literature.5-7 But there is a dearth of literature on all complications of DKA in children which can lead to greater morbidity and prolonged length of stay.6,8 We describe our experience of complications of severe DKA observed in our pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).
(2) Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Erciyes University School of Medicine Kayseri, Turkey
In our hospital, patients who present to the emergency department with intoxication are followed up and treated following hospitalization in our level two Pediatric Intensive Care Unit if a life-threatening situation is present considering the poisonous substance, clinical and laboratory findings of the patient and the recommendations of the National Poison Information Center.
To gain an in-depth understanding of parents' perceptions of their role when their child is critically ill and admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), the researchers posed three research questions:
Eli Shapiro, deputy-director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit said the boy was in stable condition.
Memorial contributions may be made in Callan's name to the PICU (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit) at UMass Memorial Healthcare, 55 Lake Ave.
I work in the pediatric intensive care unit, and while I am not the most experienced person in the world, I don't see a lot of patients coming in with serious sports-related injuries to kidneys, or eyes, or testicles.
Over a quarter of the children required treatment in a pediatric intensive care unit.
"It is equipped to do exactly what an ICU can do." Inside the ambulance is everything you would find inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at WVU Children's Hospital from medications to equipment.

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