Canada

VANCOUVER

VANCOUVER
Hospital
Britisch Columbia Children's Hospital
Unit
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
Address
4480 Oak Street V6H 3H4 Vancouver, Canada
Head of unit-medical

Dr. David F Wensley
 Tel.: +   604 875 2744

Head of unit-nursing

Ms. Lynn Coolen
 Tel.: +   604 875 2368

Number of beds
22
Level of care
1 (PICU) - 15 beds, 2 (Transitional care unit) - 7 beds
Specialties

Medical, surgical and cardiothoracic intensive care
 Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)
 Paediatric transport program (Medical Evacuation)
 Home tracheostomy care/homeventilation program

Research programmes

Protocol F1K-MC-EVBP Investigation of the efficacy and
 safety of Drotrecogin Alfa (Activated) in pediatric severe
 sepsis
 Transfusion requirements in PICU (TRIPICU) study
 Hypothermia paediatric head injury in Children with
 severe traumatic brain injury
 Measurement of troponin-I in Children after cardiac
 surgery

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