The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at University Health is a tertiary referral center that provides advanced, comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for critically ill and injured children in a caring and comfortable environment. Experienced nurses, board-certified Intensivists, and 24-hour physician coverage make the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit an unequaled facility in northern Louisiana.
Critical care for adults
The Medical Intensive Care Unit at University Health is a tertiary referral intensive care unit that provides multidisciplinary care with 24-hour physician coverage to adults from throughout Louisiana with critical illnesses. Board-certified intensivists and intensivists-in-training provide state-of-the-art care and conduct research into the mechanisms and treatments for critical illnesses.
The Extracorporeal Life Support Program at University Health provides advanced life support techniques including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) and plasma exchange (PEX). The only program of its type in the region, it has provided life-saving support for adults, children and neonates for over 20 years.