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Pediatric Exit Care Instructions
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio has created a set of medical and psychosocial exit care instructions for children or adolescents with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 who are discharged from the urgent care, emergency room, or hospital for home isolation. Rainbow Babies and Children's has provided these resources in a Word document format so that individual hospitals may download for use with their own logo or formatting.
**Currently Under Revision. Please check back soon
(Click each link to download.)
POPCoRN (Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Response Network) is a multi-institutional collaboration to help support the safe offloading of adult patients to pediatric facilities. Their mission is for pediatric providers and health systems to have access to tools and the community necessary to care for adult patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Downloadable Checklists and Tools
Please also see our PPE, Calculators and Essential Skills page for PPE burn rate calculators, videos on proper intubation / bag-valve-mask setup and more.
April 21, 2020
Federal Healthcare Resilience Task Force.
Minnesota Department of Health. Emergency Preparedness and Response
Assistant Secretary for Disaster Preparedness (ASPR)
From the Literature: Recommended Reading
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