Cultivating a Research Milieu
- Designed for health. Williams, Stephen // Newsweek;6/1/1998, Vol. 131 Issue 22, p72
Highlights the redesign of the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at New York's Presbyterian Hospital. Howard Zucker, director of PICU, revamping the ward to appeal to children; The concept of environmental influence on healing; The architects, Spector Group and A+F.
- The Power of CARING. Stanley, Cayla // Gulfshore Life;Jul2013, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p62
A photo essay which features the life of patients and medical team at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida is presented.
- Children's intensive care is poor, says report. Dillner, Luisa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/4/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6917, p1444
Reports the refusal of the pediatric intensive care unit for the admission of ill children in Great Britain. Reasons behind the refusal; Absence of pediatric intensive care units in three regions; Need for training programs by the government.
- UCSD Medical Center Expands Neonatal Unit. Lee, Jaimy // San Diego Business Journal;4/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p12
The article reports on the opening of the new neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) at the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, California. It states that the expansion on the fourth floor will add beds for nine babies to complement the main neonatal ICU on the second floor. It adds that the...
- St. Vincent opens pediatric care unit. Ellison, Evelyn // Indianapolis Business Journal;03/09/98, Vol. 18 Issue 52, p5
Reports on Saint Vincent Hospitals & Health Services Inc.'s opening of a pediatric intensive care unit at its facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. Medical directors; Formation of a regional health system with Saint Joseph Hospital and Health Center in Kokomo, Indiana; Remarks from Douglas French,...
- Approach to Febrile Infants in the Southern Peripheral Hospitals of the Royal Medical Services, Jordan. Ghanma, Abdallah M. // Middle East Journal of Family Medicine;Aug2012, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p25
Objectives:The aim of this study was to help pediatricians and family doctors to triage young infants presenting with fever to the Emergency department, into serious and dischargeable patients. This will help in decreasing the unnecessary use of potent antibiotics, the number of admissions, as...
- Paths to Improved Patient Care. McCoy, Julie // HealthLeaders Magazine;Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on improvements in patient care coordination at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Real-time video communication is used in this hospital, wherein an on-call attending physician, from home, can personally examine patients and communicate directly with staff, other doctors,...
- Engaging Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) clinical staff to lead practice improvement: the PICU Participatory Action Research Project (PICU-PAR). Collet, Jean-Paul; Skippen, Peter W.; Mosavianpour, Mir Kaber; Pitfield, Alexander; Chakraborty, Bubli; Hunte, Garth; Lindstrom, Ronald; Kissoon, Niranjan; McKellin, William H. // Implementation Science;
Background Despite considerable efforts, engaging staff to lead quality improvement activities in practice settings is a persistent challenge. At British Columbia Children's Hospital (BCCH), the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) undertook a new phase of quality improvement actions based on...
- Unique Solutions in Pediatric Critical Care. Campbell, Jacqueline; Bell-Scott, Wendy; Boehm, Anne; Schlichting, Doug // Pediatric Nursing;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p483
Presents a study which developed competency-based orientation (CBO) tools to guide the orientation process for staff members of the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Details of the staffing process; Function of the CBO tools in the evaluation process; Certifications required for the nursing...