The 2015 Academic College of Emergency Experts in India's INDO-US Joint Working Group White Paper on Establishing an Academic Department and Training Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists in India

@inproceedings{Mahajan2015The2A,
  title={The 2015 Academic College of Emergency Experts in India's INDO-US Joint Working Group White Paper on Establishing an Academic Department and Training Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists in India},
  author={Prashant V. Mahajan and Prerna Batra and Binita R. Shah and Abhijeet Saha and Sagar C. Galwankar and Praveen Aggrawal and Ameer Hassoun and Bipin Batra and Sanjeev Kumar Bhoi and Om Prakash Kalra and Dheeraj Shah},
  booktitle={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2015}
}
The concept of pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) is virtually nonexistent in India. Suboptimally organized prehospital services substantially hinder the evaluation, management, and subsequent transport of the acutely ill and/or injured child to an appropriate facility. Furthermore, the management of the ill child at the hospital level is often provided by overburdened providers who, by virtue of their training, lack experience in the skills required to effectively manage pediatric emergencies… CONTINUE READING