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Heart Institute will expand pediatric and neonatal ICU in 68%

Health Secretary SP will hire 51 new professionals to ensure 11 new beds specialized in cardiology

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The number of beds in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) pediatric and neonatal Heart Institute (Incor) will be expanded by 68%. For this, the Ministry of Health of São Paulo will hire 51 employees.

As reported by the folder, will be hired 11 doctors, 21 nurses and 19 nursing technicians by public tender. The number of vacancies for neonatal and infant cardiac intensive care will increase from 16 to 27, increasing the ability to care for patients of the Unified Health System (SUS).

Each of the beds has equipment like automatic berths, respirators and monitors vital signs at a cost in equipment of about $ 160,000 per bed.

The service area of ​​the ICU was designed to create a functional space for teams and simultaneously playful and enjoyable for children and teenagers in attendance. About 70% of beds are occupied unit for treatment of patients in the pre-and post-surgical and 30% for clinical treatment (acquired cardiomyopathy, arrhythmia, rheumatic fever, pulmonary hypertension and transplantation).

The Incor also will start in the coming weeks, the works of construction of Block 3. There will be six floors, with a total area of ​​6700 m², with an impact not only on patient care, such as education and the development of research that are made in the Incor. The expectation is that the works are completed in 36 months.

The new block will Incor upgrade its technology and increase the structure of the Unit Emergency Clinic, Central Sterile Material, Admission Unit of the Department of Interventional Cardiology, Day Hospital and Central Respiratory and Digestive Endoscopy, and become even better quality of care, care for patients and their caregivers and working conditions of doctors and other staff members who work at the institution.

Already the new facilities of the Unit Emergency Clinic will have examination rooms of echocardiography, ultrasound and X-ray in the service itself, as well as faster access, via elevator, to areas of greater complexity hemodynamic diagnostic, CT, MRI, angiography in the operating room and in inpatient units.

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Already the Central Institute of the Hospital of the USP should usher in the next semester, the works of modernization and expansion of its emergency room, worth $ 4 million. The goal is to triple the units for the care of patients who arrive at the grave OS.

A major goal of the reform is to modernize the service with new equipment. There will also be increased emergency beds ready to receive, immediately, patients in very serious condition, fully equipped and with a multidisciplinary team in all of them. The ER HC serves a daily average of 500 patients per day.

   Palavras-chave:   Pediatric ICU    Neonatology    Heart Institute    Sao Paulo   
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