Italy

BRESCIA

BRESCIA
Hospital
Spedali Civili di Brescia
Unit
Neonatology and NICU
Address
P. le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Head of unit-medical

Gaetano Chirico MD
 +39 030 399 5219

Head of unit-nursing

Anna Dorza
 +39 030 399 5295

Number of beds
40
Level of care
3
Specialties

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

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

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MILANO

MILANO
Hospital
Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Unit
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Department
Address
Via della Commenda 19, 20122 Milan, Italy
Head of unit-medical

Edoardo Calderini, MD
+39-2-55032242

Head of unit-nursing

Mario Madeo
+39-2-55032241

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.

Research programmes

Mechanical ventilation (invasive and non invasive) and ethics

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PADUA

Hospital
University Hospital Padua, Paediatric Department
Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Address
Via Giustiniani 3, 35142 Padua, Italy
Head of unit-medical

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

Head of unit-nursing

Cristina Zaggia
 Tel.: +39 0 498 213 594

Number of beds
10
Level of care
3
Specialties

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

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ROMA

ROMA
Hospital
Policlinico A. Gemelli Catholic University
Unit
Terapia Intensiva Pediatrica
Address
Largo A, Gemelli 8, 00168 Roma, Italy
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

Research programmes

Neurotrauma, NIV, paediatric pain,

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VERONA

VERONA
Hospital
Major City Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona
Unit
Neonatal & Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Address
Piazzale Stefani 1, 37126 Verona, Italy
Head of unit-medical

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

Head of unit-nursing

Amabile Bonaldi, AFC
 Tel.: 

+39 045 80 727 29

+39 045 80 727 29

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

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

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