Health

Updated guidelines released for emergency care of children

(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians, and Emergency Nurses Association have released updated guidelines for emergency care of injured and critically ill children. The ...

Pediatrics

Change in shelter eligibility policy tied to more ED visits

(HealthDay)—A policy change to Massachusetts' shelter eligibility was tied to increased pediatric emergency department visits for homelessness and substantial health care costs, according to a study published online Oct. ...

Immunology

Keeping kids with asthma out of the hospital

Pediatric asthma takes a heavy toll on patients and families alike. Affecting more than 7 million children in the U.S., it's the most common nonsurgical diagnosis for pediatric hospital admission, with costs of more than ...

Pediatrics

Guideline-adherent assessment of nonaccidental trauma up

(HealthDay)—An improvement methodology can increase guideline-adherent evaluation for patients with provider concern for nonaccidental trauma (NAT) in the pediatric emergency department, according to research published ...

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