MGH Hotline 08.27.10 Imagine it's the middle of the night, and a resident in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) needs to consult with the attending physician on call about a patient.
Young patients being treated in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at MassGeneral Hospital for Children now have access to a new, pioneering home-to-hospital program: Connected Pediatric Critical Care.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children specialists traveled to South America to teach airway reconstruction procedures and to promote the concept of collaborative care.
In a recent study, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) found that nighttime telemedicine linking staff intensivists on overnight home-call with PICU bedside care providers, patients and their families is technologically feasible and beneficial for remotely managing critically ill patients.
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