Guidelines and Levels of Care for Pediatric Intensive Care Units

The American Association of Pediatricians  has issued  "Guidelines and Levels of Care for Pediatric Intensive Care Units." 

The abstract: "The practice of pediatric critical care medicine has matured dramatically during the past decade. These guidelines are presented to update the existing guidelines published in 1993. Pediatric critical care services are provided in level I and level II units. Within these guidelines, the scope of pediatric critical care services is discussed, including organizational and administrative structure, hospital facilities and services, personnel, drugs and equipment, quality monitoring, and training and continuing education. "

The citation:  PEDIATRICS Vol. 114 No. 4 October 2004, pp. 1114-1125.

Here is the PDF version of the article.