Pediatrics Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

Critical care pediatrics usually involves constant observation and attention with special care by a team of specially trained pediatricians. Usually, Critical care takes place in the Intensive Care Unit. Few conditions which may cause during critical condition are severe asthma, severe infection such as pneumonia and serious injuries from accidents. Critically ill children need careful monitoring with special medicine or treatment which can be maintained only in the PICU- Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit. Having advanced facilities in place is important to save a life during critical conditions. Emergency medicine is the basic medical facility concerned with immediate medical attention. This field prepares pediatricians with the knowledge and skills required to care for patients with emergency healthcare needs.