The Pediatric Assessment Triangle: A Novel Approach for the Rapid Evaluation of Children

  title={The Pediatric Assessment Triangle: A Novel Approach for the Rapid Evaluation of Children},
  author={Ronald A. Dieckmann and Dena R Brownstein and Marianne Gausche-Hill},
  journal={Pediatric Emergency Care},
The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) has become the cornerstone for the Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals course, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics. This concept for emergency assessment of children has been taught to more than 170,000 health care providers worldwide. It has been incorporated into most standardized American life support courses, including the Pediatric Advanced Life Support course, Advanced Pediatric Life Support course, and the Emergency… 

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