Medical Services Nursing

5 East

Unit 5 East is a 32-bed unit for:

  • Adolescent medicine
  • Allergy-immunology 
  • Neurology
  • Hematologic disorders 
  • Genetics

Common pulmonary disorders treated on 5 East include pneumonia, bronchiolitis, asthma and cystic fibrosis, with complications.

5 West

Unit 5 West is a 32-bed unit for:

  • General pediatrics 
  • Infectious diseases 
  • Pulmonary conditions
  • Rheumatology
  • Diabetes, endocrine and metabolic disorders 

This unit can accommodate up to 15 home ventilator and/or bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) patients who are stable enough to be outside an intensive care setting. It is the only non-intensive care unit in the hospital managing patients with diabetic ketoacidosis on insulin drips. Common infectious diseases treated on 5 West include tuberculosis, pertussis and Kawasaki disease.