Title

Death of a child in the emergency department.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-1-2014

Identifier

DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.05.010

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

Annals of emergency medicine

Volume

64

Issue

1

First Page

102

Last Page

105

MeSH Keywords

Bereavement; Child; Death; Emergency Medicine; Emergency Service, Hospital; Hospital Mortality; Humans; Organizational Policy; Pediatrics; Practice Guidelines as Topic; Professional-Family Relations; Terminal Care

Keywords

Death; Dying; Children; Emergency Room

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