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Concussion Referral and Practice Patterns by Pediatric Emergency Medicine Providers

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Objectives
Concussion is a commonly encountered diagnosis for pediatric emergency medicine providers, yet little is known regarding referral patterns to specialists. Our goal was to assess PEM providers' referral patterns and current usage of standardized evaluation tools.
Methods
This study was conducted as cross-sectional survey of PEM providers recruited from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Emergency Medicine Listserv. Surveys were distributed at 3 time points between December 1, 2020, and February 28, 2021, and included multiple choice, Likert scale, and free text...
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