Critical conditions and diagnoses treated

Some of the congenital and acquired conditions and diagnoses frequently treated at Children's include:

  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Cardiac failure and shock
  • Pre- and postoperative care for:
    • Cardiothoracic surgery
    • Neuroscience including head trauma, coma, seizures, and epilepsy surgery
    • Orthopedic surgery, including spinal fusion
    • General surgery, including bariatric surgery
    • Plastic or reconstructive and craniofacial surgery
    • Solid organ transplant
  • Infectious diseases, such as meningitis, sepsis and pneumonia
  • Multiple system organ failure
  • Renal (kidney) failure, including renal replacement therapies and dialysis
  • Trauma and burns
  • Cancer and tumors