Evaluation of a child guidance model for visits for mental disorders to an inner-city pediatric emergency department.

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BACKGROUND To address a rising trend of emergency department (ED) visits for mental disorders (VMD), our ED implemented a child guidance model for their efficient evaluation and disposition. OBJECTIVES The main objective of our study was to evaluate the impact of the child guidance model on the ED length of stay (LOS) and ED costs on children with VMD… (More)

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@article{Mahajan2007EvaluationOA, title={Evaluation of a child guidance model for visits for mental disorders to an inner-city pediatric emergency department.}, author={Prashant V. Mahajan and Ronald Lee Thomas and David R. Rosenberg and Jimmie P Leleszi and Elizabeth Leleszi and Ambika Mathur and Elese L Hairston and Stephen R Knazik}, journal={Pediatric emergency care}, year={2007}, volume={23 4}, pages={212-7} }