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Clinical Services at Rush Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Center
Program Description

The Pediatric Critical Care Program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, offers the following:

  • Patient care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Rush University Medical Center and John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
  • International outreach with programs in Kenya, Nigeria and Egypt
  • A research program with ongoing projects in pain control, asthma management, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), sepsis detection and family and medical leave issues for pediatric faculty

Services Provided

The pediatric critical care program at Rush provides services for children with a wide range of severe illnesses, including the following:

  • Cardiac illness and cardiac surgery (including heart transplantation)
  • Severe asthma and respiratory illness
  • Sepsis
  • Cancer
  • Major surgery
  • Trauma/burns (John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County)
  • Severe neurologic disorders, including status epilepticus
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Liver failure (including transplantation)
  • Disorders of respiratory control

Clinical Team

Members of our nursing, medical and ancillary staff take a family-centered approach to providing the best care available to children who require intensive care services. For more information about our clinical team, see the Pediatric Critical Care Team page.








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Rush University Medical Center
1653 W. Congress Parkway, 622 Murdock
Chicago, IL 60612

Enter At: Building entrance is at 1620 W. Harrison St.


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