Picus


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Picus

 

a genus of birds of the order Piciformes. Their plumage is green or olive. Ten species are found in Europe, northwestern Africa, and Asia. There are three species in the USSR—the green woodpecker (P. viridis), gray woodpecker (P. canus), and scaly-bellied green woodpecker (P. squamatus). They live primarily in deciduous forests and often feed on the ground, eating ants and other insects.

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10] In the era before highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), HIV-infected children with co-infections such as Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) had worse outcomes than other patients admitted to PICU and were therefore not routinely ventilated.
There, children were treated with continuous albuterol in the PICU only.
The retrospective cohort study was conducted after approval from the institutional review committee at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, and comprised record of all children admitted to PICU for more than 24 hours from January 1 to June 30, 2013.
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.
KEY WORDS: Burden Acute Neurological illnesses PICU Mortality.
Readmissions to the PICU during the same hospitalization were analyzed as separate patients as there was a possibility of different outcome at each admission.
The other side of each tool was designed to collect patient information including study number, age at admission, gender, length of stay in PICU, discharge destination and Paediatric Index of Mortality 2 (PIM2) score.
com, MarketTools Inc, 2008) with invitation letters to the PICU and cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) medical directors identified from the NACHRI database.
This study explored the experience of parents who had a child die in the PICU and their ideas for making this experience better or less agonising for others.
Among those who died, 4 patients were not admitted to a PICU (Figure 1).
This prospective observational cohort study was conducted at the PICU of the University Hospital, Crete.
Two PICUs in south central United States that were in the process of constructing a new PICU with parent bed spaces within the patient room or cubicle.