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Medical Specialist: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric critical care specialists manage the treatment of children and teens with critical illnesses and injuries. After completing medical training, the physician receives at least three more years of training in a pediatric residency, followed by an additional three years of training in a pediatric critical care fellowship. In hospital settings, pediatric critical care specialists manage the care of children admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with problems such as:

Associated Diseases

Reference:

American Academy of Pediatrics 2003.

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Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
 
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