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


Occupancy Rate


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


  •  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