Title

Death of a child in the emergency department.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-1-2014

Identifier

DOI: 10.1016/j.jen.2014.05.002

Abstract

The American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians, and Emergency Nurses Association have collaborated to identify practices and principles to guide the care of children, families, and staff in the challenging and uncommon event of the death of a child in the emergency department in this policy statement and in an accompanying technical report.

Journal Title

Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association

Volume

40

Issue

4

First Page

301

Last Page

304

MeSH Keywords

Child; Death; Emergencies; Emergency Medicine; Emergency Service, Hospital; Humans; Organizational Policy; Pediatrics; Professional-Family Relations

Keywords

Death; Dying; Children; Emergency Room

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