Emergency Medicine

Impact of COVID-19 on fracture rates

June 12, 2020

Fractures are a fact of life for many children, but the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the activities of many children. A new report investigates the impact of the pandemic on the incidence of fractures.

Financial incentive program for providers reduces pediatric ED visits

July 04, 2019

A physician incentive program (PIP) that provides primary care providers (PCPs) with bonuses tied to specific goals to decrease pediatric emergency department (ED) use significantly decreases such visits, according to a retrospective analysis involving 1376 PCPs who participated in the PIP.

10 ways to control infection (VIDEO)

November 28, 2017

For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent statement published in Pediatrics that discussed key ways to prevent and control infection in ambulatory settings.