We are seeing more adult disease in adolescents.( mid to late) and young adults
since most Peds ER see upto 22nd B'day.
Chest pain with possible ACS and PE have also become a concern.
Do any of you have a protocol for Chest pain in this age group? If so, does it
meet the national standards?
Are these patients triaged to Adult ED or seen in Peds ED with peds or adult
We are a children's hospital within a general hospital but Peds ED is
adminisratively under children's. This might make a difference.
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