Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

Patient population

 Neonates & Pediatrics up to 14 years, Mixed gender

Hours of operation

 24 hours / 7 days per week

Number of beds

 9

Occupancy Rate

 100%

Staff categories

 Registered Nurses

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

 Congenital and acquired cardiac defects

Pre and post cardiac surgery

Pre and post diagnostic, interventional cardiac catheterization

Procedures

  •  Abdominocentesis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
  • Defibrillation / Cardioversion
  • Delayed Sternal Closure
  • Echocardiography / Electrocardiography
  • Emergency Bedside Atrial Septostomy
  • Emergency Chest Re-Opening
  • Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support (ECMO)
  • High Frequency Oscillator Ventilation (HFOV)
  • Insertion and Monitoring of Invasive Lines
  • Insertion and Removal of Chest Tubes
  • Intubations and Mechanical Ventilation
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Temporary Pacing
  • TPN / Inotropes Administration

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 08:24 AM