What is a Pediatric Critical Care Specialist?
|If your child has an illness or injury that results in your child being in an unstable critical condition, a hospital-based Pediatric Critical Care Specialist (pediatric intensivist) can be called on to provide the special care that your child needs. Some conditions that may cause your child to be unstable and critical include the following:|
• Severe asthma
• Deep diabetic ketoacidosis
• An overwhelming infection, such as severe pneumonia
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