- Primary care physician access and gatekeeping: A key to reducing emergency department use. Franco, Sofia M.; Mitchell, Charlene K. // Clinical Pediatrics;Feb1997, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p63
Evaluates a program in the United States that requires 24-hour access to a primary care physician with Emergency Department (ED) gatekeeping responsibility. Disadvantages of ED admissions for nonurgent conditions; Review of medical records for appropriateness of ED use by an urban indigent...
- PED gatekeeping doesn't reduce emergency department use. // Physician Executive;Dec1995, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p4
Reports on a study by the US Agency for Health Care Policy and Research's Center for Minority Health Research showing that Medicaid-insured people who were denied pediatric emergency department treatment still come back with other minor problems. Tendency of people who were denied treatment to...
- E.R. jr. Brenna, Susan // New York;08/18/97, Vol. 30 Issue 31, p40
Focuses on the top-rated New York emergency care facilities for children in crisis. Whether parents should send their children to a pediatrician's office or to an emergency room; How parents are to choose the right center for their family; The importance of asking whether the center has a...
- Child Flight challenge. Meighan, Peter // Australia's Parents;Sep95, Issue 87, p65
Reports on the successful fund-raising for Child Flight, a 24-hour neo-natal and pediatric intensive care emergency service based at The Children's Hospital in Camperdown, Sydney, Australia. Reason for depleted service funds; Role of rock legend Angry Anderson; Contribution of major companies...
- Inpatient services on the move. // Paediatric Nursing;May2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p5
The article discusses the reconfiguration of children's emergency services in Leeds, England. Inpatient pediatric services have moved from St. James's University Hospital to Leeds General Infirmary.
- Fentanyl `lollipops' can calm children in the ED. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Jun96, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p69
Reports on the calming effect of fentanyl oralet or analgesic lollipops on children presenting with lacerations in the emergency department.
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Children. Fruchter, Oren // New England Journal of Medicine;05/01/97, Vol. 336 Issue 18, p1325
This article presents a letter to the editor regarding emergency resuscitation in children, as reported in the November 14, 1996, issue.
- EMERGENCY CARE EMERGES. Armitage, Sally // People Management;11/25/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 23, p27
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Emergency Care Eases Parental Burden" in the October 25, 2004 issue.
- When not to go to the doctor. Sierpina, Diane // Parenting;Feb97, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p32
Focuses on the results of a study published in the `Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine,' indicating that more than two-thirds of pediatric offices in Fairfield County, Connecticut were inadequately prepared to deal with pediatric emergencies. Lack of minimum equipment, medicine and...