Italy

Hospital

BARI

Hospital
Policlinico di Bari
Address
Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari
Unit
NICU

BRESCIA

Hospital
Spedali Civili di Brescia
Head of unit-medical

Gaetano Chirico MD
+39 030 399 5219

Number of beds
40
Level of care
3
Specialties

Conventional and HFOV, liquid ventilation, NO,
CVVH and PD, neonatal immuno-hematology

Address
P. le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Head of unit-nursing

Anna Dorza
+39 030 399 5295

Research programmes

Evaluation of effect on gas exchange of BIPAP in preterm babies.
Use of theophillin for stressed kidney follow up of infants from mothers
with autoimmune diseases.

Unit
Neonatology and NICU

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
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

TORINO

Hospital
Santa Croce
Address
Piazza Amedeo Ferdinando, Moncalieri
Unit
Otorhinolaryngology

VERONA

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