Pediatric observation units.


Pediatric observation units (OUs) are hospital areas used to provide medical evaluation and/or management for health-related conditions in children, typically for a well-defined, brief period. Pediatric OUs represent an emerging alternative site of care for selected groups of children who historically may have received their treatment in an ambulatory… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2012-1358


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@article{Conners2012PediatricOU, title={Pediatric observation units.}, author={Gregory P. Conners and Sanford M Melzer and James M Betts and Maribeth Bambino Chitkara and Jennifer A Jewell and Patricia S Lye and Laura J. Mirkinson and Kathy N. Shaw and Alice D Ackerman and Thomas H Chun and Nanette C Dudley and Joel A. Fein and Susan M Fuchs and Brian R. Moore and Steven M. Selbst and Joseph L Wright}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2012}, volume={130 1}, pages={172-9} }