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Emergency medical services provider pediatric adverse event rate varies by call origin pediatric emergency care.

Jones D, Hansen M, Van Otterloo J, et al. Emergency Medical Services Provider Pediatric Adverse Event Rate Varies by Call Origin. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018;34(12):862-865. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000786.

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August 3, 2016
Jones D, Hansen M, Van Otterloo J, et al. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018;34(12):862-865.

Emergency medical services may transport patients from the scene of an accident, an outpatient clinic, or a hospital. This study found that rates of adverse events and near misses were higher when pediatric patients came from accident scenes or clinics than if patients were transferred from other hospitals.

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Jones D, Hansen M, Van Otterloo J, et al. Emergency Medical Services Provider Pediatric Adverse Event Rate Varies by Call Origin. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018;34(12):862-865. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000786.