EMSC Pulse

A digest of EMSC Program News and Activities

Issue #81 | April 4, 2023

Featured resource: March 25-29 was National Poison Prevention Week. Established in 1961 by Congress, National Poison Prevention Week was originated to raise awareness of poison prevention and safety. Learn more about poison control via the Health Resources and Service Administration’s website, https://poisonhelp.hrsa.gov.

Resources round-up

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Six headlines worth reading this month:

  1. Will there be any emergency doctors to see you in the future? - Stat News (Opinion), March 20
  2. Pediatric hospital beds are in high demand for ailing children. Here’s why - CNN, March 17
  3. Pediatricians: We Can't Bear the Burden of Teen Angst - Medscape, March 15
  4. 7 things I never let my kids do as a emergency medicine pediatrician - TODAY, March 8 features EMSC/PPN grantees
  5. A surge in sick children exposed a need for major changes to U.S. hospitals - NPR, March 3 features EMSC grantees and pediatric readiness
  6. The New Crisis of Increasing All-Cause Mortality in US Children and Adolescents - JAMA Network, March 13

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