Pediatric Critical Care Services

Our pediatric intensivists may provide any number of highly specialized interventions to deal with the consequences of severe illness or injury. These include:

  • Diagnosis of children who have unstable or life-threatening conditions, including those with previously undiagnosed diseases

  • Thorough monitoring, medication, and treatment of children in the Pediatric ICU (PICU)

  • Supervision of children on ventilators (“breathing machines”)

  • Medical treatment for children with severe heart and lung disease

  • Placement of special catheters in the blood vessels and heart

  • Management of medications and treatments for children with brain trauma