Tag: pediatric emergency medicine

1. Given the unique medical, psychological, and developmental needs of children, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a policy statement with pediatric-specific recommendations for disaster preparedness. 2. The AAP suggests collaboration amongst multidisciplinary providers in preparing for a disaster, as well as ready availability of pediatric-specific equipment, medications,...
1. In this prospective observational study at a large, tertiary care, trauma and referral center of pediatric emergency room visits, nearly 1 in 12 visits were medicine-related visits (MRVs) and 2/3 of the MRVs were considered preventable. 2. Pediatric patients with MRVs in the emergency department had a higher risk...