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1

Paediatric ICU = pts < __ years old

17

2

1 out of ____ babies born each year has a heart defect

100

3

Most common birth defect?

congenital heart disease

4

PICU utilized _____ more often for vent support

BiPAP

5

PICU may sometimes have ___ without ventilator; why?

ETT; croup, tracheitis

6

PICU pt's need to be kept (more/less) sedated compared to ICU pts

MORE

7

PICU mobilizes pts (more/less) than ICU

LESS