Children admitted to the pediatric ICU out-of-hours are not at an increased risk of dying compared with those admitted during normal hours, according to recent study results published in The Journal of Pediatrics.
“The consistency of the quality of care provision by all PICUs at any time during the week will be very reassuring for the parents of children requiring intensive care,” study researcher Elizabeth S. Draper, PhD, of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, said in a press release.Full Story »
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