Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Your child may be in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) because they are recovering from major surgery or because they require therapy for a serious illnesses, such as asthma, respiratory failure, shock, cancer, or trauma. The pediatric critical care specialists here at The Children's Regional Hospital at Cooper are all fellowship trained to be able to provide the highest level of care for critically ill children who require continuous monitoring.

Whether your child has a serious illness or has suffered serious trauma, we direct the highest caliber of attention to your child's critical care needs. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Service, which admits nearly 1,200 children each year, is staffed by experts in pediatric critical care who have the most sophisticated medical equipment at their disposal. When patients must be transported here from area hospitals, an experienced team of critical care transport specialists provide ongoing monitoring during the ground or air transport.