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CT EMSC Pediatric “Tip of the Week”(TOTW) – For those that are not familiar it is a format to educate and informour community providers on some helpful pediatric pearls and tips.  Wehope you can use this information as a referenceor review of pediatricinformation, not a policy orguideline.  If you are receiving this “Tip of the Week,” please shareit with your staff or post it in an area for others to read. 

Due to the current state of theweather here in New England -  I chose to revisit the tip on frostbite(MarchEMSCWeek 2 2017 - Frostbite).    


Marcie Gawel, MSN, MS, BS, CPN, SANE, CPS-T
EMSC Outreach Coordinator
Injury Prevention, Community Outreach & Research
Yale-New Haven Hospital
300 George Street, 4th Flr. Cube 124
New Haven, CT 06510-3202
(203) 688-1793

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Our work aims to ensure that every ill and injured child, no matter where they live, attendschool, or travel in CT, receive appropriate emergency medical care. 


TRAUMA is the leading case of morbidity and mortality in children. Children have unique injury patterns and substantial differences in their response to trauma when compared with adults; this requires special consideration when addressing the assessment and management of pediatric trauma.

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