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Pediatric preparedness of Lebanese Emergency Departments

Show simple item record Sawaya R.D. Dayan P. Pusic M.V. Nasri H. Kazzi A.A.
dc.contributor.editor Jun-2013 2017-10-05T15:34:25Z 2017-10-05T15:34:25Z 2013
dc.identifier 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.12.017
dc.identifier.issn 07364679
dc.description.abstract Background: The pediatric preparedness of Lebanese Emergency Departments (EDs) has not been evaluated. Study Objectives: To describe the number, regional location, and characteristics of EDs in Lebanon providing care to children and to describe the staffing, equipment, and support services of these EDs. Methods: We surveyed hospitals in Lebanon caring for children in an ED setting between September 2009 and September 2010. The survey was provided in English and Arabic and could be completed in person, by telephone, or on the Web. Results: We identified 115 EDs that cared for children in Lebanon; 72 (63percent) completed the survey, most of which were urban (54percent). Ninety-three percent of the EDs had 20,000 total patient visits annually; children (variably defined) accounted for 29percent of the patients at 89percent of the sites. Physicians caring for children in the EDs had varied medical training; and a pediatrician was usually involved in the management of pediatric patients in 95percent of the EDs. Only 27percent of EDs had attending physicians present 24 h-day to care for children. Half of the hospitals had an intensive care unit that could care for children (48percent). Most EDs had endotracheal tubes (95percent) and intravenous catheters (90percent) in all pediatric sizes. Conclusion: The emergency care of children in Lebanon is provided at numerous hospitals throughout the country, with a wide range of staffing patterns and available support services. © 2013 Elsevier Inc.
dc.format.extent Pages: (1180-1187)
dc.language English
dc.publisher NEW YORK
dc.relation.ispartof Publication Name: Journal of Emergency Medicine; Publication Year: 2013; Volume: 44; no. 6; Pages: (1180-1187);
dc.source Scopus
dc.title Pediatric preparedness of Lebanese Emergency Departments
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.affiliation Sawaya, R.D., Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, 111, Michigan Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20010, United States
dc.contributor.affiliation Dayan, P., Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States
dc.contributor.affiliation Pusic, M.V., Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States
dc.contributor.affiliation Nasri, H., Research Division, Foothills Medical Center Emergency Department, Calgary, AB, Canada
dc.contributor.affiliation Kazzi, A.A., Department of Emergency Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
dc.contributor.authorAddress Sawaya, R.D.; Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, 111, Michigan Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20010, United States
dc.contributor.authorCorporate University: American University of Beirut Medical Center; Faculty: Faculty of Medicine; Department: Emergency Medicine;
dc.contributor.authorDepartment Emergency Medicine
dc.contributor.authorFaculty Faculty of Medicine
dc.contributor.authorInitials Sawaya, RD
dc.contributor.authorInitials Dayan, P
dc.contributor.authorInitials Pusic, MV
dc.contributor.authorInitials Nasri, H
dc.contributor.authorInitials Kazzi, AA
dc.contributor.authorReprintAddress Sawaya, RD (reprint author), Childrens Natl Med Ctr, Div Emergency Med, 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010 USA.
dc.contributor.authorUniversity American University of Beirut Medical Center
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dc.identifier.coden JEMMD
dc.identifier.pubmedID 23561312
dc.identifier.scopusID 84878588158
dc.publisher.address 360 PARK AVE SOUTH, NEW YORK, NY 10010-1710 USA
dc.relation.ispartOfISOAbbr J. Emerg. Med.
dc.relation.ispartOfIssue 6
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitle Journal of Emergency Medicine
dc.relation.ispartofPubTitleAbbr J. Emerg. Med.
dc.relation.ispartOfVolume 44
dc.source.ID WOS:000320217300024
dc.type.publication Journal
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword child
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Emergency Medicine Administration
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Lebanon
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Middle East
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword Pediatric Emergency Medicine
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword pediatric organization
dc.subject.otherAuthKeyword preparedness
dc.subject.otherIndex article
dc.subject.otherIndex child care
dc.subject.otherIndex emergency care
dc.subject.otherIndex emergency ward
dc.subject.otherIndex endotracheal tube
dc.subject.otherIndex health care policy
dc.subject.otherIndex health service
dc.subject.otherIndex hospital personnel
dc.subject.otherIndex human
dc.subject.otherIndex intensive care unit
dc.subject.otherIndex intravenous catheter
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex medical education
dc.subject.otherIndex pediatrician
dc.subject.otherIndex pediatrics
dc.subject.otherIndex priority journal
dc.subject.otherIndex urban area
dc.subject.otherIndex Child
dc.subject.otherIndex Child Health Services
dc.subject.otherIndex Diagnostic Imaging
dc.subject.otherIndex Emergency Service, Hospital
dc.subject.otherIndex Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
dc.subject.otherIndex Humans
dc.subject.otherIndex Intensive Care Units
dc.subject.otherIndex Lebanon
dc.subject.otherIndex Organizational Policy
dc.subject.otherIndex Pediatrics
dc.subject.otherIndex Personnel Staffing and Scheduling
dc.subject.otherIndex Questionnaires
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus CARE
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus HOSPITALS
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus MEDICINE
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus ABILITY
dc.subject.otherKeywordPlus MALAWI
dc.subject.otherWOS Emergency Medicine

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