PV card: Pediatric Assessment Triangle

May 30, 13
PV card: Pediatric Assessment Triangle

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. The following PV card summarizes the PAT:

PV Card: Pediatric Assessment Triangle


Adapted from [1]
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Reference

  1. Dieckmann R, Brownstein D, Gausche-Hill M. The pediatric assessment triangle: a novel approach for the rapid evaluation of children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010;26(4):312-315. [PubMed]

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Michelle Reina, MD

Michelle Reina, MD

Emergency Medicine resident
University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals

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