ACEP, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Emergency Nurses Association have published the updated guidelines, “Pediatric Readiness in the Emergency Department,” a revision of the 2009 policy statement. The new version highlights recent advances in pediatric emergency care and includes recommendations for quality improvement plans focusing on children and disaster preparedness.
Explore This IssueACEP Now: Vol 37 – No 12 – December 2018
“The joint recommendations help improve and standardize care delivery for children of all ages in the emergency department, create best practice benchmarks for emergency departments, and strengthen pediatric patient safety efforts,” said Vidor Friedman, MD, FACEP, President of ACEP. Read the guidelines in Annals of Emergency Medicine at www.annemergmed.com.