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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center is part of Brenner’s Children’s Hospital. Our facility is a state-of-the-art, high-level, 11-bed unit with a separate 7-bed intermediate care unit.  

  • 9 full-time board-certified pediatric intensive care specialists
  • 24-hour in-house coverage 365 day a year
  • Provide consultation and care for surgical patients
  • Manage medical patients
  • Actively involved in the cardiac surgery program caring for infants and children with congenital heart disease.
  • Management of medical emergencies
  • Neurosurgical diseases
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Airway management/Mechanical ventilation/Vascular access
  • ECMO -  
  • Sedation - provide IV anesthesia for children who require sedation for various procedures such as burn debridement, diagnostic and therapeutic lumbar punctures, endoscopy and colonoscopy, wound closures, hearing and ocular exams, and central line placement.
  • A pediatric mobile intensive care team is available 24-hours a day to provide transport of critically ill and injured children to Brenner Children’s Hospital from the surrounding areas.
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Last Updated: 04-07-2017

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