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Johnson SA, Shi J, Groner JI
Inter-facility transfer of pediatric burn patients from U.S. Emergency Departments.
This study described the epidemiology of pediatric burn patients seen in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) in order to determine factors associated with inter-facility transfer. It concluded that over 90 percent of pediatric burn ED patients meet ABA burn referral criteria but are not transferred from low volume hospitals.
Citation: Johnson SA, Shi J, Groner JI . Inter-facility transfer of pediatric burn patients from U.S. Emergency Departments. Burns 2016 Nov;42(7):1413-22. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2016.06.024.
Keywords: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Transitions of Care, Children/Adolescents, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Guidelines