Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is part of
Brenner’s Children’s Hospital. Our facility is a state-of-the-art, high-level,
11-bed unit with a separate 7-bed intermediate care unit.
full-time board-certified pediatric intensive care specialists
in-house coverage 365 day a year
consultation and care for surgical patients
involved in the cardiac surgery program caring for infants and children with
congenital heart disease.
of medical emergencies
management/Mechanical ventilation/Vascular access
- provide IV anesthesia for children who require sedation for various
procedures such as burn debridement, diagnostic and therapeutic lumbar
punctures, endoscopy and colonoscopy, wound closures, hearing and ocular exams,
and central line placement.
pediatric mobile intensive care team is available 24-hours a day to provide
transport of critically ill and injured children to Brenner Children’s Hospital
from the surrounding areas.