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PICUPediatric Intensive Care Unit
PICUPsychiatric Intensive Care Unit
PICUPostoperative Intensive Care Unit (hospitals)
PICUPriority Interrupt Control Unit
PICUProject Implementation and Coordination Unit (various locations)
PICUProgrammable Interface Control Unit (FMS-800 component)
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Hardly were the words spoken, and before the bird had time to utter another "pe--weep," King Picus leaped down from the bough of a tree, as majestic a sovereign as any in the world, dressed in a long purple robe and gorgeous yellow stockings, with a splendidly wrought collar about his neck, and a golden crown upon his head.
When I started to struggle I just pictured Elsie in PICU and it gave me the motivation to keep going, also seeing so many other runners wearing Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity running tops and knowing that we were all going to make a difference.
Some PICUs have developed and implemented explicit policies for the use of PICU resources, thus providing a 'reasonable' process for equitable utilisation of limited resources; however, SA does not have national or provincial guidelines for admitting patients to an ICU.
To say thank you, the teen's family held a coffee morning, a raffle for a signed Boro shirt and a cake stall in their home village of Staithes which helped raise a total of PS2,446,43 for PICU and the paediatric surgery team at the hospital.
The importance of human rhinovirus has previously been underestimated, but is now known to be a pathogen with the potential to cause severe disease in both PICU and neonatal ICU (NICU) populations, with a prevalence of up to 40% in emergency department and hospital settings.
He was taken to the emergency department by ambulance and from there transferred to PICU by a retrieval team.
When we looked at the patients we were transferring to the PICU, nothing else was happening to them--all they were getting was continuous albuterol once they got there," Dr.
12 The current study was planned to analyse the patient-related cost in PICU in terms of charges made to the family.
This was a retrospective descriptive study of all children admitted to the PICU at RCWMCH from 1 August to 30 September 2009, who tested positive for the following respiratory viruses: H1N1, seasonal influenza A, influenza B, parainfluenza 1/2/3, rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), human metapneumovirus (HMPV) and adenovirus.
METHODS: The PICU in BTGH, Gulbarga, is an 11-bedded ICU within an 84-bedded Pediatric Department.
Our mission is to provide exemplary care for critically ill paediatric patients in the country, and we now have the largest PICU in the UAE, continuing to place Abu Dhabi in the forefront of treatment and care for our most vulnerable residents -- our children," said Dr Aref Al Shehhi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, SKMC.