Improving Pediatric Emergency Care: ‘We Need to Do Better’
August 17, 2023
Chief Healthcare Executive—When a critically ill child arrives in a hospital’s emergency department, even the most experienced nurse can feel a chill. Terry Foster, the president of the Emergency Nurses Association, talks about the anxiety nurses feel when a child arrives in the hospital. Some parents don’t call an ambulance. They simply bring their children directly into the emergency room, and run straight toward a nurse.