The spectrum and frequency of critical procedures performed in a pediatric emergency department: implications of a provider-level view.

@article{Mittiga2013TheSA,
  title={The spectrum and frequency of critical procedures performed in a pediatric emergency department: implications of a provider-level view.},
  author={Matthew R. Mittiga and Gary Lee Geis and Benjamin Thomas Kerrey and Andrea S. Rinderknecht},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={263-70}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE We seek to provide current, comprehensive, and physician-level data for critical procedures performed in a high-volume pediatric emergency department (ED). METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of all critical procedures performed in the ED of a tertiary care pediatric institution. Data were collected from written records of resuscitative care provided. The primary outcome measure was the cumulative frequency of each critical procedure during 12 consecutive months… CONTINUE READING
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