i am sorry, but do you mean a child with "seiures or status epilepticus"
when you speak of "fitting?"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Horley [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, February 19, 1998 3:10 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list PED-EM-L
> Subject: The Fitting Child - care pathway
> does anyone use a pathway for treatment of a fitting child in an
> Accident and Emergency Department ( ER ) ?
> We are considering one in our department ( Alder Hey Children's
> Hospital in Liverpool UK ) and I would appreciate some ideas /
> We have protocols to follow... both in Triage and also in drug
> protocols... but I think what we are aiming to set up is something
> that we can audit etc..
> John Horley
> Staff Nurse ( Childrens )
> Alder Hey Children's Hospital
> Accident and Emergency Department
> Liverpool UK
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