The American Academy of Pediatrics form for an allergy and anaphylaxis emergency plan.
Over half of children with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest experience 1 adverse safety event
Decreasing severe adverse safety events (ASEs) could improve the poor outcomes associated with children with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), since 60% had at least 1 ASE.
High-powered magnet ingestion and socioeconomic disparities
Leah K. Middleberg, MD, FAAP, explains her research on magnet ingestion and socioeconomic disparities, which was recently presented at the 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition.
AAP urges school preparedness for medical emergencies
The AAP recently updated their recommendations urging schools to be prepared for emergency medical situations including seizures, diabetes, allergies/anaphylaxis, mental health, substance use, or asthma.
Over 300 pediatricians submit personal gun violence testimonies to Congressional record
Ahead of the US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced the submission of a statement including more than 300 pediatricians sharing their personal testimonies on the subject.
Is cephalexin dosing for uncomplicated UTIs in the ED appropriate?
While antibiotic dosing was correct, therapy duration was frequently inappropriate.
Does the readiness of emergency services impact mortality?
Does readiness to treat pediatric patients in the emergency department lead to less mortality in the year following presentation? An investigation offers answers.
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