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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Children’s – Minneapolis
(612) 813-6266

Children’s - St. Paul
(651) 220-6310


  • The Pediatric Intensive Care Units are equipped and staffed to provide care for the full spectrum of pediatric critical illnesses.
  • Consultation and assessment for emergency and continuing care of critically-ill infants, children, and adolescents to age 18.
  • ECMO services for patients with severe respiratory and/or cardiac insufficiency. (Children’s – Minneapolis.)
  • 24-hour in-house coverage by pediatric intensivists, board-certified or board-eligible in critical care; some physicians also are board-certified in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric anesthesiology.
  • Patients primarily experience one-to-one nursing care. Dedicated to pediatrics, nurses are skilled in high-intensity therapies and interventions, medication administration, and the latest technology.
  • Parent-to-Parent volunteers, parents who have “been there,” offer nonmedical support to families currently in the PICU.
  • Ongoing parent education with comprehensive discharge teaching and planning.