Comorbidities and risk factors

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The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health note that children may be at higher risk of requiring paediatric intensive care unit admission if they are medically complex, have long-term dependence on technological support including tracheostomy, have developmental delay, have genetic abnormalities, have respiratory comorbidity, have cardiac comorbidity or are obese. Children who have been admitted to PICU have been seen in two peaks; premature babies and those under 1 month of age and older children who are more commonly diagnosed with PIMS-TS.89,113

Children from black, Asian, and other minority ethnic groups appear to be disproportionately over-represented in the group of children admitted to hospital.84,89