Italy

Hospital

FERRARA

Hospital
Azienda ospedaliera universitaria di Ferrara
Head of unit-medical

Giampaolo Garani
Tel.: +39 3471 378609

Number of beds
16
Address
Via Aldo Moro 8, Ferrara, 44123, Italy
Head of unit-nursing

Maria grazia Cristofori
Tel.: +39 0532 236389

Unit
NICU

BRESCIA

MILANO

Hospital
Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Head of unit-medical

Edoardo Calderini, MD
+39-2-55032242

Number of beds
6
Level of care
3
Specialties

Medical and postop PICU with facilities for respiratory, cardiovascular and renal failure. No cardiac and neurosurgery.

Address
Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
Head of unit-nursing

Mario Madeo
+39-2-55032241

Research programmes

Mechanical ventilation (invasive and non invasive) and ethics

Unit
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Department

PADUA

Hospital
University Hospital Padua, Paediatric Department
Head of unit-medical

Dr. Andrea Pettenazzo
 Tel.: +39 0 498 213 595

Number of beds
10
Level of care
3
Specialties

ECMO, HFOV, NO, CVVH-CAVH,
 transplants, palliative care, surfactant

Address
Via Giustiniani 3, 35142 Padua, Italy
Head of unit-nursing

Cristina Zaggia
 Tel.: +39 0 498 213 594

Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit

ROMA

Hospital
Policlinico A. Gemelli Catholic University
Head of unit-medical

Prof. Giancarlo Polidori
 Tel.: +39 3301 55203

Number of beds
6
Level of care
3 - 4 beds, 2 - 2 beds
Specialties

All medical specialties, excluding burns and
 neonatology
 All surgical postoperative specialties excl.
 cardiosurgery

Address
Largo A, Gemelli 8, 00168 Roma, Italy
Research programmes

Neurotrauma, NIV, paediatric pain,

Unit
Terapia Intensiva Pediatrica

Hospital
Major City Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona
Head of unit-medical

Paolo Biban, MD
 Tel.: +39 045 80 731 79/ 80 723 78

Number of beds
18 (6 high, 12 intermediate intensive care level)
Level of care
3
Specialties

Neurosurgery, cardio-thoracic surgery, neonatal
 and paediatric flexible tracheo-bronchoscopy,
 paediatric trauma, inhaled nitric oxide, peritoneal
 dialysis, renal replacement in paediatric and
 neonatal critical care; technology-dependent
 child, national educational centre for Paediatric
 Basic and Advanced Life Support courses

Address
Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
Head of unit-nursing

Amabile Bonaldi, AFC
 Tel.: 

+39 045 80 727 29

+39 045 80 727 29

Research programmes

 Medical:
 Flexible bronchoscopy in term and preterm
 newborns, new mode of surfactant delivery,
 Cardiac arrest, Markers of infections in paediatrics
 and neonatology, severity scores in neonatology
 and paediatrics, transcutaneous measurement of
 bilirubin in newborns, technology-dependent child
 Nursing:
 Catheter-related complications
 Technology-dependent children:parents education
 predischarge

Unit
Neonatal & Paediatric Intensive Care Unit