Access to optimal emergency care for children.


Journal Article

Millions of pediatric patients require some level of emergency care annually, and significant barriers limit access to appropriate services for large numbers of children. The American Academy of Pediatrics has a strong commitment to identifying barriers to access to emergency care, working to surmount these obstacles, and encouraging, through education and system changes, improved levels of emergency care available to all children.

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Cited Authors

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, ; Yamamoto, LG

Published Date

  • January 1, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 119 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 161 - 164

PubMed ID

  • 17200284

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17200284

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2006-2900


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States