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Relief of Pain and Anxiety in Pediatric Patients in Emergency Medical Systems (AAP)

Control of pain and stress for children is a vital component of emergency medical care. Timely administration of analgesia affects the entire emer- gency medical experience and can have a lasting effect on a child’s …

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Control of pain and stress for children is a vital component of emergency medical care. …

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Drugs Used to Treat Pediatric Emergencies (AAP)

This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It updates the list, indications, and dosages of medications used to treat pediatric emergencies in the prehospital, pediatric clinic, and emergency …

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This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It …

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Drugs Used to Treat Pediatric Emergencies (AAP)

This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It updates the list, indications, and dosages of medications used to treat pediatric emergencies in the prehospital, pediatric clinic, and emergency …

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This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It …

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EIIC: Agitation In Neurodivergent Patients with Drs. Alice Kuo and Ilene Claudius

Dr. Ilene Claudius discusses agitation in the neurodivergent patient with Dr. Alice Kuo, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and of …

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Dr. Ilene Claudius discusses agitation in the neurodivergent patient with Dr. Alice Kuo, Associate Professor …

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NAMI Ask the Expert: The AAP and AFSP Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention Webinar

Suicide and suicidal behavior among youth and young adults is a major public health crisis. Clinicians, adults working with youth in school and community settings, families and peers can play a critical role in identifying …

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Suicide and suicidal behavior among youth and young adults is a major public health crisis. …

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EIIC/TREKK: Bottom Line Recommendations: Pain Treatment

The purpose of this document is to provide healthcare professionals with key facts and recommendations for treating pain in children. This summary was co-produced by the pain content advisors for TREKK, Dr. Samina Ali of …

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The purpose of this document is to provide healthcare professionals with key facts and recommendations …

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Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Template

This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response, funded by HHS ASPR. It is a method of determining hazards’ impacts on a region and …

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This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric …

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Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Template

This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric Consortium for Disaster Response, funded by HHS ASPR. It is a method of determining hazards’ impacts on a region and …

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This pediatric HVA template was developed as a part of the Eastern Great Lakes Pediatric …

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PEAK: Pain Podcast Series

The PEAK: Pain podcast series focuses on different aspects of assessing, managing, and supporting the pediatric patient in pain. This series was coproduced by the Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) …

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The PEAK: Pain podcast series focuses on different aspects of assessing, managing, and supporting the …

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Disaster Preparedness

The EIIC Disaster Domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders to better prepare for disasters in a way that takes the specific needs of children into consideration. We offer a variety of resources and …

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The EIIC Disaster Domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders to better prepare for …

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PediaCast CME Podcast: Pain Management from the Family Perspective

Dr. Mike Patrick, Dr DJ Scherzer, and child life specialist, Courtney Hall discuss pediatric pain from the family perspective. Acute pain not only impacts children; it also affects the entire family. Learn why and how …

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Dr. Mike Patrick, Dr DJ Scherzer, and child life specialist, Courtney Hall discuss pediatric pain …

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New England EMSC: New England Regional Behavioral Health Toolkit

Collection of resources created by New England EMSC to help assist with the care of pediatric patients who present to the emergency department with a behavioral health complaint and are awaiting placement or further evaluation.

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Collection of resources created by New England EMSC to help assist with the care of …

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EIIC: De-escalation Tips for Pediatric Agitation Infographic

This resource includes various strategies that can be utilized to de-escalate an agitated pediatric patient.

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This resource includes various strategies that can be utilized to de-escalate an agitated pediatric patient.

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Pediatric Readiness

Children have unique physiological, emotional, and developmental characteristics that require specialized emergency care. Pediatric Readiness is ensuring that every EMS agency and emergency department has the pediatric-specific champions, competencies, policies, equipment, and other resources needed …

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Disaster Hospital Prehospital State Partnerships Trauma

Children have unique physiological, emotional, and developmental characteristics that require specialized emergency care. Pediatric Readiness …

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Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit

FEATURED RESOURCEChecklist of Essential Pediatric Domains and Considerations for Every Hospital’s Disaster Preparedness PoliciesThis checklist is an update to the original 2014 checklist and seeks to expand its utility. It is intended as a tool …

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FEATURED RESOURCEChecklist of Essential Pediatric Domains and Considerations for Every Hospital’s Disaster Preparedness PoliciesThis checklist …

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EMS for Children Legislation

Preventative Health Amendments of 1984 provided the initial congressional authorization for the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program, which was charged with supporting demonstration projects for the expansion and improvement of emergency medical services …

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PACES Just-in-Time: No More Ouchies

Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis Health shares shares four tips to reduce the pain of IV placement and other painful procedures

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Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis …

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PACES Just-in-Time: Position of Comfort

Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis Health shares tips on how to help a child stay still and how to hold a child during a painful …

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Dr. Julia Magana from the Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES) program at UC Davis …

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Guidelines and General Resources

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Compassionate Options for Pediatric EMS (COPE)

Resources developed to assist EMS providers with an approach to better understand how to provide “next steps" including self-care when a child dies due to severe trauma or illness in the prehospital environment.

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Resources developed to assist EMS providers with an approach to better understand how to provide …

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