Our board-certified pediatric intensivists provide specialized care for seriously ill and injured children of all ages, in the pediatric intensive care unit at Marshfield Children’s Hospital.
Our pediatric intensivist team provides care to your child in emergencies such as trauma, critical heart or lung disease, car accidents and other accidents. With specially-trained nursing staff, pediatric intensivists provide continuous bedside care to your child if they need high-level monitoring. Sedation services also are available for patients undergoing uncomfortable and painful procedures and tests.
Your child’s pediatrician will work with pediatric intensivists to deliver quality care where, when and how you want it by offering:
Beating the odds with a smile
Keisha Jackson was referred to Marshfield Children's Hospital when she found out her unborn baby was seriously growth restricted. Amarion was born premature at 26 weeks at 1 pound, 1 ounce. He only had a 5% chance to live.
The expert team at Marshfield Children's Hospital cared for him and supported Keisha during a difficult time. They made the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit feel like home with decorations for Amarion to look at. Child Life and Expressive Therapies worked with Amarion to help him start meeting his developmental goals. Soon, everyone knew Amarion by his beaming smile.
After 421 days in the hospital, Amarion and Keisha were able to go home. Watch this video to hear more of their incredible journey and see how Amarion is doing today.
Our pediatric intensivists treat conditions requiring intensive monitoring such as: