Sara J.D. Bork, PharmD, MBA Erin J. McDade, PharmD, BCPS
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 31-bed critical care unit with patients ranging in age from full-term gestation to adulthood. Common diagnoses seen in the PICU are respiratory distress syndrome, diabetes, seizure disorders, transplants, sepsis, organ failure, and patients that are dependent upon technology including High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). The Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is a 36-bed special care unit comprised of step-down ICU patients and patients with care needs preventing them from being admitted to a general inpatient care area.
Provide clinical pharmacy services to pediatric progressive care patients, which includes:
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