Pediatrics

Children Would Need Different Medical Care In Wake Of Dirty Bomb

In the event of a dirty bomb, medical authorities should be prepared to treat children differently than adults because their developing bodies would absorb and respond to the radiation exposure in distinct ways.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007

EMS Reported Unprepared to Care for Children in Disasters

The American Academy of Pediatrics believes most licensed U.S. prehospital emergency medical service agencies are "significantly unprepared" to appropriately care for pediatric patients during a disaster.

Posted Tuesday, October 30, 2007

New Austin Kids ER Already Burdened

Like other area hospitals, the newest one in Austin is experiencing wait times in the ER. But having waits that trigger a plan to add beds is not something a new hospital expects.

Posted Thursday, October 4, 2007

ED Demand Grows in Denver Following CU Move

Emergency rooms across Denver are feeling the impact of the University of Colorado Hospital's move to Aurora three months ago. Now, they're preparing for a possible surge in pediatric patients as Children's Hospital prepares to also move to the city east of Denver.

Posted Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Hypothermic Baby Rescued

Paramedics rescued a 14-month-old baby from mounds of garbage in its Milwaukee home. The baby needed 21 minutes of CPR and had a body temperature of 84 degrees when he arrived at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin last week.

Posted Friday, September 21, 2007

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Mechanism of Injury & Outcomes

A study supports that mechanism of injury is only a piece of the puzzle of evaluating the potential for life-threatening injuries.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2007

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Mechanism of Injury & Outcomes

A study supports that mechanism of injury is only a piece of the puzzle of evaluating the potential for life-threatening injuries.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2007

Child and Provider Restraints in Ambulances

The purpose of the survey was to measure the knowledge, opinions, and behaviors of EMS providers regarding pediatric and provider restraint use in ambulances.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Death & Life

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007






 

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