August 13, 2020

Economic Backbone - Pediatrics

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is helping treat children with rare illness caused by the coronavirus

Amy Martinez | 7/27/2020

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami has carved out space in its intensive care unit to treat Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a rare illness that can appear several weeks after exposure to the coronavirus.

The four-room MIS-C pod includes barriers to prevent cross-contamination within the hospital’s 40-bed ICU, a decontamination corridor for people to pass through and a specialized bed designed to help staff turn intubated adolescent patients.

This story also features expert opinions, business briefs and people in the news: Dr. Balagangadhar Totapally; Matthew Love; Dr. David Seo; Dawn Javersack; Perry Ann Reed; Dr. Narendra Kini

 

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