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Pathways to Care for Critically Ill or Injured Children: A Cohort Study from First Presentation to Healthcare Services through to Admission to Intensive Care or Death.

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Critically ill or injured children require prompt identification, rapid referral and quality emergency management. We undertook a study to evaluate the care pathway of critically ill or injured children to identify preventable failures in the care provided.A year-long cohort study of critically ill and injured children was performed in Cape Town, South Africa, from first presentation to healthcare services until paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) admission or emergency department death, us...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0145473

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
e0145473
Publication date:
2016-01-05
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EISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:5aadc7f5-9bfe-4299-955a-d477947a5e92
Source identifiers:
584110
Local pid:
pubs:584110
Language:
English

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