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Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

IMED Valencia Hospital has a reference Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care unit (PNICU), considered level III, with 3 pediatric boxes (one isolated), 9 Neonatal ICU incubators and 10 incubators for pathological newborn non critic.

The Unit offers assitance for complicated pregnacy and any pregnancy age and weight newborn, possibility for advanced breathing support with high frequence oscillating ventilation, inhaled nitric oxygen administration and advanced image techniques availability with neonatal radiologist interpretation experienced in brain-abdominal ultrasound, CT scan and MRI scan as well as children Cardiology for ultrasound performance with diagnosis orientation and the most suitable treatment if it is required.

UCI pediátrica en el hospital IMED Valencia

We can treat severe surgical prematurity complications inmediately. We have hemofiltration equipment, terapeuic hipothermia equipment active for management of moderated or severe encephalopathy, transcutaneous brain oxymetry, that provides information about brain and systemic perfussion-oxygenation, equipment for continuous monitoring of the brain function through electroencephalography by integrated extent and also of neurophisyiology service with neonatal experience for the conventional electroencephalogram performance. Pediatric’s oftalmology service ensures the monitoring, treatment and follow-up of the prematurity retinopathy.

UCI pediátrica en el hospital IMED Valencia

Besides having last generation technology, we have high qualified pediatrics, neonatologists and intensive pediatric doctors. The unit human team is formed by experienced doctors that provide security in patient’s treatment and care no matter what is their pathology.

In our PNICU is promotted mother breastfeeding, parent’s active participation in their newborn care and it is explained the kangaroo care method. This method is based in direct skin contact on mother’s chest, satisfiying physical and emotional needs of both of them, stimulating the biological affective link and favouring mother breastfeeding.

The PNICU is open doors, where parents can have access to their child 24h a day 7 days a week so they can spend all the time they need with their admitted son.

Since the beginning of the hospital activity there were nearly a thousand births, with an exponential birth increase month by month. In IMED Valencia, 4% of births were premature, 10 of them were under 32 weeks, which is considered premature. These patients can have more complications and require some special care and follow-up.

Regarding Neonatal ICU patients, there were 213 admitted patients registered and assisted successfully since the hospital activity begun, 70% of those were newborns, and 15% of the total admitted were premature.

For the optimal follow-up after the patient is discharged, the Pediatrics service has a very specialised team, that can offer full attention and multidisciplinary follow-up with the best professionality, with pediatric subspecialties as Neuropediatrics, Allergology and Pneumology, general and neonatal Pediatrics, Gastroenetrology, Endocrinology, Nephrology and pediatrcics Cardiology.

Professionals

Natalia Julve Chover

Dr. Natalia Julve Chover

Head of Service

IMED Valencia

Pediatrician, Neuropediatry, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Alejandro Pinilla Gonzalez

Dr. Alejandro Pinilla Gonzalez

IMED Valencia

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Beatriz Castro Ortiz

Dr. Beatriz Castro Ortiz

IMED Valencia

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatology, Pediatrician

Inmaculada Lara Cantn

Dr. Inmaculada Lara Cantón

IMED Valencia

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Jorge Lpez Montes

Dr. Jorge López Montes

IMED Valencia

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatology, Pediatrician

Luca Conde Ort

Dr. Lucía Conde Ortí

IMED Valencia

Pediatrician, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Macrina Cant Clement

Dr. Macrina Cantó Clement

IMED Valencia

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Prxedes Solano Galn

Dr. Práxedes Solano Galán

IMED Valencia

Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Raquel Pay Aldaz

Dr. Raquel Payá Aldaz

IMED Valencia

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Neonatology, Pediatrician

Vernica Cardona Leyda

Dr. Verónica Cardona Leyda

IMED Valencia

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatrician

Hospitalization

Hospitalization

IMED Valencia Hospital has 185 single rooms (22 suites).
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Intensive Care

Intensive Care

The unit has an ICI with nursing staff, clinical assistants and a doctor specialized in Intensive Care Medicine.
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Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care

Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care

IMED Valencia Hospital has a reference Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care unit (PNICU), considered level III.
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Radiodiagnosis

Radiodiagnosis

IMED Hospitales have the most advanced radiodiagnostic imaging service in the Valencian Community.
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Laboratory

Laboratory

Laboratory service with the necessary equipment to perform tests of biochemistry, microbiology and hematology.
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Surgical Section

Surgical Section

The IMED Valencia Hospital has 15 fully equipped operating rooms equipped with the latest medical technology.
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Emergency

Emergency

Emergency service available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with specialized medical professionals.
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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Facilities equipped for the rehabilitation and treatment of diseases and injuries.
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Support units

Support units

Hospital support services to complement the different departments and provide a quality service.
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