Pediatric care recommendations for freestanding urgent care facilities

Stephen E. Krug, Thomas Bojko, Margaret A. Dolan, Karen S. Frush, Patricia J. O'Malley, Robert E. Sapien, Kathy N. Shaw, Joan E. Shook, Paul E. Sirbaugh, Loren G. Yamamoto

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Freestanding urgent care centers are not emergency departments or medical homes, yet they are sometimes used as a source of pediatric care. The purpose of this policy statement is to provide updated and expanded recommendations for ensuring appropriate stabilization in pediatric emergency situations and timely and appropriate transfer to a hospital for definitive care when necessary.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-260
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2005


  • Emergency preparedness
  • Equipment standards
  • Pediatric preparedness
  • Urgent care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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