COMMON PEDIATRIC PRESENTATIONS TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
This module discusses the unique needs and situations associated with the pediatric patient presenting to the emergency department.
- Know the unique differences of children according to their age and stage of development, i.e. physiologic, anatomical
- Know that assessment techniques need to be age specific
- Recognize signs and symptoms of a critically ill child
- Be aware of common pediatric presentations to ED
- Understand the importance of treating the child and parents together
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