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Emergency: Managing Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations in the ED

Volpe, Diana I. BSN, RN; Smith, Mary Fallon MSN, RN, CCM; Sultan, Kathleen BSN, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000394293.78448.2f
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Abstract

Incorporating evidence-based guidelines will help clinicians reduce repeat visits.

In Brief

Evidence-based guidelines and educational resources guide clinicians in the emergency management of asthma.

Author Information

Diana I. Volpe is a staff nurse III and nurse patient safety leader in the ED at Children's Hospital Boston, where Mary Fallon Smith is a nurse case manager and Kathleen Sultan is a staff nurse. Contact author: Mary Fallon Smith, mary.fallonsmith@childrens.harvard.edu. Emergency is coordinated by Polly Gerber Zimmermann, MS, MBA, RN, CEN: pollyzimmermann@msn.com.

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