PROVIDENCE, R.I. Several physicians from Hasbro Childrens Hospital presented research on an assortment of pediatric topics at this years Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting in Honolulu from May 3 6. The following tip sheet outlines in chronological order the presentations made on each of these studies, the doctors involved and the abstract of each study presented by Hasbro Childrens Hospital at the PAS meeting.
Differences in Presentation and Management of Pediatric Facial Lacerations by Type of Health Insurance
ABSTRACT: Limited data has been available about the difference in presentation, management and disposition of pediatric patients in emergency departments (PEDs) based on insurance status.
The objective of this study was to assess the difference in presentation and care of pediatric facial lacerations based on medical insurance status. Findings showed that despite the similarity in the presentation and characteristics of facial lacerations, there were differences in the use of conscious sedation and subspecialty consultation between those with private and public insurance.
Saturday, May 3, 2008, 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m.
PAS Opening Poster Session I
HCC Exhibit Hall
Course Number: 3786; Board Number: 563
Siraj Amanullah, James G. Linakis, Emily Clarke-Pearson, Alisha G. Revotskie, Dale W. Steele. Publication 3786.28
Effect of Bedside Ultrasonography on Management of Cellulitis Without Obvious Abscess
ABSTRACT: Bedside ultrasound (BUS) has been demonstrated to be an emerging clinical adjunct in the assessment and management of cellulitis without signs of obvious abscess in adults. The utility of BUS in this setting has yet to be studied in pediatrics.
The objective of this study was to determine the effect of soft tissue evaluations by BUS on the clinical diagnosis and management of pediatric cellulitis without signs of ob
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