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Critical procedures in pediatric emergency medicine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23200337     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Children comprise approximately one-quarter of all visits to most emergency departments. Children are generally healthier than adults, yet there are similar priorities in assessment and management of pediatric patients. The initial approach to airway, breathing, and circulation still applies and is first and foremost in the evaluation of young infants and children. There are certain anatomic, physiologic, developmental, and social considerations that are unique to this population and must be taken into account during their evaluation and treatment. In this review, we present and discuss an evidence-based approach to high-yield procedures necessary for all emergency physicians taking care of children.
Fernando Soto; Alison Murphy; Heather Heaton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  335-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PO Box 29207, San Juan, PR 00929, USA. Electronic address:
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