Pediatric Oncology Intensive Care Unit


Medical staff of the ICU are eligible to do the following procedures:

  • Emergency procedures as Endotracheal intubation (oral and nasal routes) & difficult airway management.

  • Peripheral & central venous access insertion (central line insertion).

  • Mechanical ventilation including (HFOV) high frequency oscillation ventilation.

  • Mini procedures as Thoracocentesis (chest tube insertion), Abdominal paracentesis, Lumbar puncture.

  • Pericardiocentesis (ECHO guided)

  • Flexible bronchoscopy for critically ill pediatric patients.

  • Functional Echocardiography in PICU for heamodynamic monitoring of critically ill patients.
  • Bed side EEG