Every patient admitted to the PICU
with a SARI or proven H1N1 infection during the study period was given a 5-day course of the neuraminidase inhibitor, oseltamivir, which was extended in some patients who had prolonged illness and who continued to test positive for the H1N1 virus.
This study explored parents' memories of having a child die in the PICU
This diagnosis was only reported for patients admitted to a PICU
and was associated with death (OR 7.
Compared to patients WI or with CI (Table 1), those with either NI or MI were more often using resources in PICU
What are the sources of stress for parents in PICU
environments without parent bed spaces (old PICU
) compared with units with parent bed spaces (new PICU
In summary, the weight of evidence suggests that critically ill children--specifically those at higher risk of mortality--currently do better in PICUs
than in general ICUs.
It's even more serious when the ICU is a pediatric intensive care unit, known as a PICU
, and it's down-right life threatening when there is no PICU
When consumers presubscribe to Picus
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stressed that "a coordinated approach is critical.
Further studies with larger datasets from this particular PICU
, or from multiple PICUs
in SA, are needed to evaluate the use of the PIM 2 in the SA context, also in terms of calibration across age and diagnostic categories.
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Overall, we found that epidemic CA-MRSA strains are likely endemic to PICUs