Evaluation of using pediatric emergency rooms

Cag Y., Ozcetin M., Ozdemir A. A., Elveren H.

NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, vol.6, no.2, pp.134-140, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2018.79990
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-140
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVE: The overload of pediatric emergency units around the world has become an increasing problem for patients and health care professionals alike. Researching the features of pediatric emergency services will provide the necessary information for creating an effective emergency medical system, increasing patient satisfaction, and reducing the treatment costs. In this study; we aimed to check the admissions in pediatric emergency rooms, evaluate the effectiveness of emergency service, and develop suitable strategies to increase the amount and quality of medical service given in pediatric emergency rooms.