What professionals are on a NICU team?

The neonatal, or newborn, intensive care unit (NICU) team is an integrated team that involves multiple different people with multiple different specialties. The NICU staff includes trained nurses, neonatologists, dietitians, social workers, respiratory therapists and specialty doctors. The team works together to provide care for the infant.

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Children In Critical Care

Children In Critical Care

Your child may need treatment in a critical care unit (also called the intensive care unit, or ICU) if they have a life-threatening illness, difficulty breathing, severe types of cancer, are recovering from major surgery or were s...

everely injured in an accident. These are very special units with staff that have excellent training and skills specific to pediatrics.

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