Term Pediatric Intensive Care
Code LD-3300.6500
Definition Programs that make lifesaving techniques and equipment available to critically ill children with complex and very acute needs who require continuous observation and, in many cases, intensive therapeutic intervention by trained medical staff. Pediatric intensive care is provided in special units or distinct parts of health care facilities designed for this purpose.
Created 2/24/99
Changed 6/20/05
Use References Paediatric Intensive Care
See Also References Child/Adolescent Health Centers (LN-1480)
Children's Hospitals (LL-3000.1450)
Pediatrics (LV-6800)
External Classification Terms Emergency Medical Services & Transport (NTE E62)
Emergency Services, Hospital Based (NPC E09.03)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Emergency and Crisis Services
Facet Service
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