Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids
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April 20, 2015 - This week's blog is contributed from the Cochrane Child Health Field and is about making medical procedures less painful.
Register early for the first annual Pediatric Emergency Refresher Course on April 29th. The course is open to nurses, physician and allied health professionals who provide emergency care to children and will cover topics such as Interactive X-Ray Cases, Accidental vs Non-Accidental Injury, the Triage of Infants, UTI and Fever.
Up to 85% of children in Canada who need emergency care are managed in a general emergency department (ED). As many as 40% of these children do not get treatments for which clear evidence exists and up to 20% get a treatment which is of no benefit or may be harmful.