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Variety Club Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

PICU patientBright, colorful surroundings welcome children and their families in our newly redesigned Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Three, experienced intensive care doctors provide care for children hospitalized due to trauma injuries, surgery and heart procedures.

Our unit offers:

  • Eight private rooms with bathrooms
  • Accommodations–including Iowa's only Ronald McDonald Family Room–that enable parents to stay close to their child
  • Special attention from distinguished specialists and nurses
  • Dedicated child life specialist, pediatric social worker, pharmacist and dietitian on the unit



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