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Outcomes of children admitted to a pediatric observation unit with a psychiatric comanagement model

JAMA Pediatrics

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: The findings of this study show a significantly lower pediatric emergency department length of stay and inpatient psychiatric admission rate following pediatric observation unit care and potential savings in inpatient psychiatric resources without contributing to 30-day readmission rates. 

Authors: Rachel G. Kasdin, M.S., of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, is the corresponding author.

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Media advisory: This study is being released to coincide with presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting.

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