Pediatric care recommendations for freestanding urgent care facilities. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

@article{Tuggle1999PediatricCR,
  title={Pediatric care recommendations for freestanding urgent care facilities. American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine.},
  author={David W. Tuggle},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1999},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={258-60}
}
Freestanding urgent care centers are increasing as a source of after-hours pediatric care. These facilities may be used as an alternative to hospital emergency departments for the care and stabilization of serious and critically ill and injured children. The purpose of this policy statement is to provide recommendations for assuring appropriate… CONTINUE READING