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Category Archives: Intensive Care
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a mechanical support therapy we use to optimize cellular level respiration to fulfill the metabolic demands of critically ill patients with respiratory and/or cardiac failure. … Full Entry
The very thought of your child requiring intensive care is terrifying. So if your son or daughter is ever admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), your overwhelming emotions … Full Entry
If you were to look at our happy, mischievous, funny and extremely active almost 2-year-old, you would never think he only has half a heart. Never. But he does. Aiden … Full Entry
I have asked myself more times than I can remember why I wanted to be a doctor. Honestly, I don’t have a simple answer to that. When I was a … Full Entry