Millions of pediatric patients require some level of emergency care annually, and significant barriers limit access to appropriate services for large numbers of children. The American Academy of Pediatrics has a strong commitment to identifying barriers to access to emergency care, working to surmount these obstacles, and encouraging, through education and system changes, improved levels of emergency care available to all children.
- Access to care
- Emergency medical services for children
- Emergency readiness
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health