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Pediatric Hospital Medicine Specialist

South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group -  - Critical Care

South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group

Pediatric Critical Care serving Los Angeles & Orange Counties, CA

As hospital stays get shorter and inpatient care becomes more intensive, your child requires an inpatient pediatric specialist who has the skill and experience needed to manage your child’s unique health care needs when hospitalized. South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group specializes in pediatric hospital medicine and provides expert care to infants, children, and teens throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties who require inpatient hospital care. For more information about pediatric hospital medicine, call the office in Fountain Valley, California today.

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Q & A

What is pediatric hospital medicine?

Pediatric hospital medicine is a pediatric subspecialty that focuses on the treatment and care of infants, children, and teens who require inpatient hospital care. South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group specializes in the care of hospitalized children. 

The team includes highly qualified physicians who received advanced training to provide care for children in the pediatric intensive care unit and the regular inpatient pediatric hospital unit, as well as care for children with fragile medical needs placed in subacute units and those requiring additional inpatient rehab therapy.

Why would my child need pediatric hospital medicine?

Your child may require pediatric hospital medicine for the management of an illness or injury. Some of the most common conditions the inpatient team at South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group manages include:

  • Respiratory infections
  • Asthma attacks
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Injuries
  • Appendicitis
  • Surgery

The pediatric specialists at South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group focus exclusively on pediatric hospital medicine and provide the comprehensive inpatient care your child needs for their health condition. The critical care pediatric practice follows a model of care dedicated to improving patient outcomes.

What services are provided with pediatric hospital medicine?

The team at South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group takes an evidence-based approach to care focused on your child’s specific health needs. The pediatric hospital medicine services include:

  • Daily inpatient rounds
  • Management of all aspects of inpatient care
  • Consultations when needed
  • Case management
  • 24-hour coverage for hospital calls and admissions
  • Continuous communication with your child’s primary care physician

South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group also offers 24-hour critical transport with a skilled team that includes a pediatric critical care specialist. The team also has access to subspecialists throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties to help manage any unique pediatric health condition. 

When stable, the pediatric hospitalist discharges your child home and provides all necessary information to your child’s primary care provider for follow-up care.

Children have special medical needs and benefit from experienced care when admitted to the hospital. To learn more about pediatric hospital medicine at South Counties Pediatric Critical Care Medical Group, call the office.

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