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PV card: Pediatric Assessment Triangle

Posted May 30 2013 12:00am

Have you heard of the Pediatric Assessment Triangle? Taught in the Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) certification course, it provides a clear and simple approach to the emergency assessment of pediatric patients.

Feel free to download this card and print on a 4'' x 6'' index card. [ MS Word ] [ PDF ] See  other Paucis Verbis cards .

Michelle Reina, MD 
Emergency Medicine resident
University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals

Rob Bryant, MD
( @RobJBryant13 )
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery
University of Utah School of Medicine

Dieckmann RA, Brownstein D, Gausche-Hill M. The pediatric assessment triangle: a novel approach for the rapid evaluation of children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Apr;26(4):312-5. PMID: 20386420

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