TITLE

Research looks at children in the ED

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the joint policy statement on care of children in emergency departments (EDs) released by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) in the U.S. The statement recommends the creation of two positions in the ED, namely physician coordinator and nurse coordinator. The guidelines are also expected to benefit community hospitals.
ACCESSION #
48982501

 

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