Emergency Department Visits for Medical Device - Associated Adverse Events Among Children
MedSun: Newsletter #53, October 2010

Journal of Pediatrics

The purposes of this study were to provide national estimates of emergency department (ED) visits for medical device-associated adverse events (MDAEs) in the pediatric population and to characterize these events further. This study provides national estimates of pediatric MDAEs resulting in ED visits and highlights the need to develop interventions to prevent pediatric device-related injuries.

Additional Information:

Pediatrics. Emergency Department Visits for Medical Device – Associated Adverse Events Among Children. August 2010.
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/reprint/peds.2010-0528v1


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