Emergency Medicine

Pediatric seizure cases transferred to different hospitals for admission

May 19, 2020

Many hospitals see pediatric patients who present with seizures in the emergency department, but a majority of cases that require admission are transferred to other facilities.

ED visits increasing for kids with mental health disorders

May 18, 2020

Children with mental health disorders are visiting emergency departments (EDs) at increasing rates. A new study looks at whether the EDs can provide optimal care.

Observation unit helps improve outcomes and satisfaction

February 14, 2020

A program at a hospital in New York City looked at how adding a pediatric observation unit to the existing pediatric emergency department helped improve patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.