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Previous studies have not evaluated the utility of obtaining chest radiographs (CXR) in patients with acute asthma exacerbation reporting chest pain. The aims of this study were to evaluate the symptom of chest pain as a predictor for clinicians obtaining a CXR in these patients and to evaluate chest pain as a predictor of a positive CXR finding.
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Name: Pediatric emergency care
Elucidating a medical history and gaining patient consent and buy-in are difficult in any teenager presenting to a North American pediatric emergency department, but especially so when they present wi...
Although closed head injuries occur commonly in children, most do not have a clinically important traumatic brain injury (ciTBI) and do not require neuroimaging. We sought to determine whether the uti...
Epidemiological data on pediatric travelers are lacking, especially from Oceania. We aimed to evaluate travelers presenting to a pediatric emergency department in Sydney during a time of heightened tr...
Pediatric Early Warning Scores were developed to monitor clinical deterioration of children admitted to the hospital. Pediatric Early Warning Scores could also be useful in the Emergency Department to...
To identify community resource needs among families presenting to a pediatric emergency department (PED).
This is a prospective observational study evaluating the diagnostic utility of cardiac ultrasound in patients who present to the emergency department with undifferentiated chest pain or sh...
The purpose of this pilot study is to determine the feasibility of comprehensive contraceptive counseling intervention in a pediatric emergency department and to determine the impact of co...
Many children have asthma and this causes problems with their health. A lot of children with uncontrolled asthma use emergency departments for asthma care, and so this is an ideal place f...
To compare length of stay (LOS) of pediatric patients in a pediatric emergency room presenting with Gastroenteritis treated with IV rehydration versus oral Speedlyte rehydration.
This study examines the Pediatric Emergency Department as a location for increasing safe car seat practices by parents who are not restraining their children appropriately in motor vehicle...
Branch of EMERGENCY MEDICINE dealing with the emergency care of children.
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Services for reporting EMERGENCIES to the police department.
Qualified nursing professionals specializing in the care of children from birth to adolescence.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...