It has varied . 21 according to AAP.
Typically under 18.
Trauma 14to 15 and under go to Peds when there are PEDS specialists on staff .
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> On Oct 30, 2013, at 2:58 PM, "Lauren Allister" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I apologize in advance if this topic has bee serially addressed by this listserv over the years.
> I am looking to gather some data as to age ranges that different programs are using for their pediatric emergency departments; more specifically, I am interested in the oldest ages consdered "pediatric" by different institutions.
> Any information regarding upper limit of pediatric age considered by your program/ department would be greatly appreciated.
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> Thank you!
> Lauren Allister, M.D.
> Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
> Massachusetts General Hospital
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