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A randomized trial to assess the efficacy of point-of-care testing in decreasing length of stay in a pediatric emergency department.

Authors
  • Hsiao, Allen L
  • Santucci, Karen A
  • Dziura, James
  • Baker, M Douglas
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Emergency Care
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2007
Volume
23
Issue
7
Pages
457–462
Identifiers
PMID: 17666926
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Point-of-care testing can significantly decrease the length of stay in select pediatric patients in an ED setting. Point-of-care devices may prove to facilitate patient flow during busiest periods of service demand.

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