Prehospital Practitioners

Content in this area is sorted for prehospital practitioners. These individuals work directly with patients and families in the prehospital setting.

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Medical Direction/Oversight Resources

This section includes resources for medical directors.

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This section includes resources for medical directors.

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Dispatch and Prearrival Instructions Resources

This section includes example policies and templates.

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Pediatric suicide screening with Lisa Horowitz, PhD, MD

Ilene Claudius, MD, FACEP, interviews Lisa Horowitz, PhD, MD, developer of ASQ Suicide Risk Screening Tool, about the Tool's use in pediatric patients and why suicide screening in the ED is important.

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Clinicians Nurses Prehospital Practitioners

Ilene Claudius, MD, FACEP, interviews Lisa Horowitz, PhD, MD, developer of ASQ Suicide Risk Screening …

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Policy/Position Statements

Various national organizations policy statements highlighting the scope of issues being addressed in both emergency medicine and pediatrics.

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Various national organizations policy statements highlighting the scope of issues being addressed in both emergency …

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Pediatric Protocols and Guidelines Resources

Example protocols and guidelines. Evidence-based included/noted when available.

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Example protocols and guidelines. Evidence-based included/noted when available.

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Child Maltreatment a Sample Policy

Child Maltreatment, A Sample Policy for the Care of Children in the ED (includes information on how EMS providers can gather data to report to ED)

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Child Maltreatment, A Sample Policy for the Care of Children in the ED (includes information …

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Definitions and Assessment Approaches for Emergency Services for Children

(Pediatric Assessment) Pediatric Life Support (PLS) courses and instructional programs are educational tools developed to teach resuscitation and stabilization of children who are critically ill or injured. A number of PLS courses have been developed …

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Prehospital Research

(Pediatric Assessment) Pediatric Life Support (PLS) courses and instructional programs are educational tools developed to …

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The pediatric assessment triangle: a novel approach for the rapid evaluation of children

(Pediatric Assessment) Abstract: 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 …

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(Pediatric Assessment) Abstract: The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) has become the cornerstone for the Pediatric …

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Children with Special Health Care Needs: Template for Prehospital Protocol Development

Abstract: There are 12 million children in the United States with special health care needs. Improvements in medical technology, managed care, and changing social views about the institutionalization of children have all contributed to an …

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Abstract: There are 12 million children in the United States with special health care needs. …

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Pediatric Pain Management Toolkit

Pediatric Assessment Pain is an extremely complex and individualized phenomenon for each of us. But for children, both the assessment and management of pediatric pain can be a real challenge for health care providers. Recognizing …

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Pediatric Assessment Pain is an extremely complex and individualized phenomenon for each of us. But …

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