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A new "That's Pediatrics" podcast episode features Ericka Fink, MD, MS, FCCM, a critical care physician researcher at Children’s and Shannon M. Snatchko, MSN, RN, CCRN, nurse coordinator for the CIRCLE program.
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh offers an innovative service for families with children healing from a severe illness.
The CIRCLE program helps your child safely shift from hospital to home. It also provides ongoing care over the months to come.
Download the journal, "Our Journey through the Pediatric ICU." (PDF)
It's normal to feel scared and confused if your child is in the ICU facing one or more of the following:
The good news is that more children survive trauma or critical illness now than they did in the past.
But survival isn't the same as full recovery.
Down the road, it's likely your child will have serious medical needs and face challenges that could affect their development and success in school such as:
Doctors call this combination of symptoms and health issues post-intensive care syndrome (PICS).
Children with PICS may feel:
You'll need help and support to meet these challenges ahead.
That's where the CIRCLE program comes in. We screen for PICS and address the needs of your whole family through a range of other services.
Our focus is on the well-being and quality of life for your child and family.
Having a child in the ICU is a life-changing, stressful time. So is going home with a child who has many health medical needs.
Our team of experts is on hand to provide guidance, support, and practical help with the challenges ahead.
To learn more about the CIRCLE Program, email us at CIRCLE@chp.edu.
The Department of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine:
The CIRCLE program brings together a wide range of experts to care for your critically ill child, in and out of the hospital.
UPMC Children's has the fastest-growing pediatric research program in the nation.
Our researchers lead the way in many areas of children's critical care studies. The goal is always to prevent or cure childhood diseases.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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