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Close medical follow-up after pediatric acute sexual assault is recommended and may mitigate adverse consequences and decrease long-term comorbidities. The objectives are to (1) examine adherence to a comprehensive outpatient medical follow-up protocol after evaluation in the emergency department in a pediatric population and (2) identify characteristics associated with patient adherence to inform the utilization of a medical follow-up protocol after pediatric acute sexual assault.
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Name: Pediatric emergency care
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The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the efficacy of a training in improving competence to address sexual assault among Emergency Department (ED) staff, as well as to compare in-person and onl...
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Branch of EMERGENCY MEDICINE dealing with the emergency care of children.
A pattern of assaultive and coercive behavior by an individual against their partner or spouse that may include physical injury, psychological abuse, sexual assault, progressive isolation, stalking, deprivation, intimidation, and reproductive coercion.
A pediatric acute myeloid leukemia involving both myeloid and monocytoid precursors. At least 20% of non-erythroid cells are of monocytic origin.
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
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 World Health Organization (WHO) definition of sexual health; "the state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction and infirmity. Sexual health requires a posit...