Economic Backbone - Pediatrics
Nicklaus Children's Hospital is helping treat children with rare illness caused by the coronavirus
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.
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