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  • pediatric ICU; Initialism of pediatric intensive care unit.


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  • When referral to the PICU is appropriate, the critical care staff will make arrangements to transport the child to the PICU.

    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

  • The PICU is a busy place with many different types of equipment, alarms and sounds.

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  • Some of these tubes and lines will be removed when your child is transferred out of the PICU; others may stay in longer.

    Intensive care unit stay

  • Children are transported to our PICU, N/ICU, CICU, Emergency Department and general inpatient units.

    Emergency Transport Program

  • It will be removed before your child is transferred from the PICU to a surgical unit.

    Intensive care unit stay

  • Your child's first stop after surgery will be the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

    Intensive care unit stay

  • Patients with artificial airways (tracheostomies) are generally admitted to the Neonatal Infant Center (NIC), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), or the long term ventilator unit (Progressive Care Unit, PCU), depending on the age of the child and acuity of the condition.

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  • Once your child is medically stable and doesn't require frequent monitoring, she'll be transferred from the PICU to a surgical unit, where nurses will continue to care for her and assess herrecovery.

    Intensive care unit stay

  • Fellows also participate, under faculty mentorship, in delivering the core lecture series to residents rotating in the PICU and in directing mock codes.

    Fellow conferences

  • It helps to know how all this technology is helping your child, so here are some of the things you may see attached to her in the PICU:

    Intensive care unit stay


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