Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) is a federal program designed to reduce pediatric morbidity and mortality as a result of severe injury and illness. Important and topical pediatric issues are periodically addressed in our freely available “Fact Sheets” for providers, families, and other stakeholders.
iEMSC Fact Sheet PDF
Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) is a federal program designed to reduce pediatric morbidity and mortality as a result of severe injury and illness. EMSC was first established…Preparing to Handle Disasters Fact Sheet PDF
Preparing for a disaster is something your family can do together. The first step is to know what types of disasters are common where you live. This information…
Pediatric Flu Provider Resource Fact Sheet PDF
Influenza symptoms consist of fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, fatigue, and sometimes diarrhea and vomiting. Influenza illness in infants…
Pediatric Button Battery Ingestion Fact Sheet PDF
According to the National Poison Center, the number of fatal or debilitating button battery ingestions occurring in young children has dramatically increased within the last two decades. Much of this increase is thought to be…
Pediatric Lawn Mower Safety Fact Sheet PDF
More than 9,000 children younger than 18 years of age are treated in U.S. emergency departments every year for power
lawn mower injuries. Pediatric lawn mower-related injuries peak during warm weather months….