More children receiving medical care in the emergency room
from HealthDay News via Healthcare Professionals Network
More children are going to the emergency department for health care, according to a research letter published in the Oct. 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Children's visits to the emergency department in California hospitals increased 11 percent between 2005 and 2010. At the start of the study, 2.5 million children were seen in the emergency department. By 2010, 2.8 million children visited the emergency department each year.
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