Influence of agents and mechanisms of injury on anatomical burn locations in children <5 years old with a scald.

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To demonstrate how the mechanism and agent of injury can influence the anatomical location of a scald.Prospective multicentre cross-sectional study.20 hospital sites across England and Wales including emergency departments, minor […]

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Examining black and white racial disparities in emergency department consultations by age and gender.

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While significant racial inequities in health outcomes exist in the United States, these inequities may also exist in healthcare processes, including the Emergency Department (ED). Additionally, gender has emerged in […]

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Pediatric emergency department utilization during the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City.

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This study describes the utilization of a pediatric emergency department (ED) during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic in the initial U.S. epicenter, including the impact on visit acuity […]

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Body composition in term offspring after maternal gestational diabetes does not predict postnatal hypoglycemia.

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Offspring of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an increased risk of neonatal complications like birth trauma due to macrosomia or postnatal hypoglycemia, as well as long-term metabolic sequelae. […]

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A systematic mixed studies review of patient experiences in the ED.

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Understanding patient experiences is crucial to evaluating care quality in EDs. However, while previous reviews describe the determinants of ED patient experiences (ie, factors that influence patient experiences), few have […]

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Pediatric minor head injury related return visits to the emergency department and their outcome.

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Minor head injury (MHI) in children is a common emergency department (ED) presentation. It is well established that majority of these patients don’t require imaging and can be safely discharged. […]

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Can TEN4 distinguish bruises from abuse, inherited bleeding disorders or accidents?

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Does TEN4 categorisation of bruises to the torso, ear or neck or any bruise in <4-month-old children differentiate between abuse, accidents or inherited bleeding disorders (IBDs)?Prospective comparative longitudinal study.Community.Children <6 […]

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A Comprehensive Analysis of Undertriage in a Mature Trauma System Using Geospatial Mapping.

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The correct triage of trauma patients to trauma centers (TCs) is essential. We sought to determine the percentage of patients who were undertriaged (UTR) within the Pennsylvania (PA) trauma system […]

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Association Between Access to Pediatric Trauma Care and Motor Vehicle Crash Death in Children: An Ecologic Analysis of United States Counties.

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Access to pediatric trauma care is highly variable across the United States (US). The purpose of this study was to measure the association between pediatric trauma center (TC) care and […]

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Severe Acute Neurologic Involvement in Children With Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome.

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Acute severe neurologic involvement is the most threatening complication in children with hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). Our primary study objectives were to describe the association between acute neurologic manifestations (ANMs) and […]

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Nonresection management of the pancreas for grade III and IV blunt pancreatic injuries in children: a single center’s experience.

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The treatment of high-grade (III/IV/V) blunt pancreatic injuries remains controversial. The study aims to summarize and evaluate nonresection management of the pancreas for grade III and IV blunt pancreatic injuries […]

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Docosahexaenoic Acid Decreased Inflammatory Gene Expression, but not TSPO Binding, in Rat Pup Brain after Controlled Cortical Impact.

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of acquired neurologic disability in children. In our model of pediatric TBI, controlled cortical impact (CCI) in rat pups, Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) […]

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Clinical and genetic characteristics of concomitant Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA and neurogenic bladder in children: two case reports and literature review.

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Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS IVA; Morquio A syndrome) is a rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder. Up to now, reports on the clinical characteristics of MPS IVA mainly focused on patients […]

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Tourniquet application by schoolchildren- a randomized crossover study of three commercially available models.

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Life threatening hemorrhage is a major cause of preventable mortality in trauma. Studies have demonstrated the effectiveness and safety of commercial tourniquets when used by adult civilians. However, there is […]

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Caught in the Crossfire: 37 Years of Firearm Violence Afflicting America’s Youth.

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Publicly available firearm data is difficult to access. Trauma registry data is excellent at documenting patterns of firearm-related injury. Law enforcement data excels at capturing national violence trends to include […]

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A reappraisal of childhood drowning in a pediatric emergency department.

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In the present study, we aimed to investigate the demographic and clinical features, laboratory and radiologic characteristics, management, and outcomes of pediatric drowning patients in order to identify predictors of […]

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Principles of Care for Young Adults With Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders.

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Over 50% of young adults (defined as individuals aged 18-25 years) with substance use disorders (SUDs) have at least 1 co-occurring psychiatric disorder, and the presence of co-occurring disorders worsens […]

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Utilization of the electrocardiogram in the pediatric emergency department.

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Review pediatric electrocardiogram (ECG) result severity classification and describe the utilization of ECG testing, and rate of clinically significant results, in the pediatric emergency department (PED).This was a review of […]

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Associations between initial serum pH value and outcomes of pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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Pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is one of the most critical conditions seen in the emergency department (ED). Although initial serum pH value is reported to be associated with outcome […]

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Paediatric emergencies and related mortality in Nicaragua: results from a multi-site paediatric emergency registry.

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We aim to describe the characteristics and outcomes of the severe spectrum of paediatric emergency visits using a multi-site registry developed as part of an international cooperation project.This observational registry-based […]

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Parental satisfaction with waiting time in a Swiss tertiary paediatric emergency department.

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Patient numbers in paediatric emergency departments (PED) are steadily increasing. Parental perception of waiting time and reasons for attending a PED with non-emergencies have been investigated in the UK, Australia, […]

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Lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio predicts mortality in cirrhotic patients with septic shock.

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Patients with liver cirrhosis and septic shock have a significantly higher risk of mortality and morbidity compared with non-cirrhotic patients. The peripheral blood lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR) can determine the prognosis […]

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Characteristics, clinical care, and disposition barriers for mental health patients boarding in the emergency department.

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Lack of mental health resources, such as inpatient psychiatric beds, has increased frequency and duration of boarding for mental health patients presenting to U.S. emergency departments (EDs). The purpose of […]

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