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    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Clinical Care Guidelines

    Evidence-based practice guidelines, clinical prediction rules or care pathways are tools that use aspects of the history and physical examination to stratify patients into diagnostic risk groups. By reducing uncertainty in the diagnosis, clinical prediction rules promote standardized, safe, and cost-effective health care.



    Appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in children. At many centers, this has led to a heavy reliance on CT for the diagnosis...

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    Diarrheal illness and dehydration are among the main causes of childhood fatality around the world. Even in the United States, diarrheal illness produces...

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    Head Trauma

    Head trauma is the most common cause of pediatric injury and disability worldwide. The need for rapid triage, assessment and disposition in these...

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