Pediatric Intensive Care is a specialty of Pediatrics that provides critical care to infants and children suffering from life-threatening diseases and acute illnesses. Pediatric Intensive Care requires specific interventions and close monitoring of pediatric patients across all the different pediatric age groups.
Pediatric Intensive Care requires a multidisciplinary approach to effectively deliver critical care services to a wide variety of medical, surgical, burn, and trauma pediatric patients. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) hosts a team of emergency specialists led by a veteran consultant in pediatric critical care that does their utmost to stabilize their patients’ acute conditions. The PICU at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) receives referrals from hospitals throughout the country because we provide comprehensive, compassionate care to all our patients. We value the lives of your children and are committed to keeping them safe and healthy.
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of SSMC is the pinnacle of medical innovation. Our PICU is led by American Board Certified consultants of Pediatric Critical care who command a team of well-trained experienced PICU specialists. The department is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and uses advanced medical technology to increase the precision and accuracy of care. We regularly use in our procedures, the latest versions of mechanical ventilators, cardiorespiratory monitors, video-assisted laryngoscopy, ultrasound machines, and very advanced supportive services like computerized tomography scans, magnetic resonance imaging, and doppler ultrasound.
Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) is a two-day, interactive course, which includes mandatory, pre-course e-learning. It covers the practical skills and knowledge that health care professionals need to effectively care for surgical patients, including those who are deteriorating or at risk of doing so.