The Authors take into account the organization of the medical emergency service at Gaslini children's hospital. Emergency medicine has been developing as a pediatric subspecialty, involving medical surgical and intensive care units to meet the peculiar needs of the acutely ill child. Moreover epidemiological data regarding all kinds of activity have been collected; they show a decrease in admitted patients and an increase in outpatients. These data undertime how effectively the service can act as a filter as well.
|Translated title of the contribution||The Gaslini Medical-Surgical Emergency Service. Organizational and functional aspects|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health