Pediatric care recommendations for freestanding urgent care facilities.


Journal Article

Freestanding urgent care centers are not emergency departments or medical homes, yet they are sometimes used as a source of pediatric care. The purpose of this policy statement is to provide updated and expanded recommendations for ensuring appropriate stabilization in pediatric emergency situations and timely and appropriate transfer to a hospital for definitive care when necessary.

Full Text

Cited Authors

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine,

Published Date

  • July 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 116 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 258 - 260

PubMed ID

  • 15995067

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15995067

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2005-0958


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States