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Study looks at the impact of COVID-19 lockdown on pediatric emergency admissions – News-Medical.Net

Decreases in hospital attendances and admissions amid fears of COVID-19 may result in avoidable harm for under 16s say researchers, who warn against the “unintended…

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Decreases in hospital attendances and admissions amid fears of COVID-19 may result in avoidable harm for under 16s say researchers, who warn against the “unintended consequences of pandemic control measures”.
Research led by Dr Rachel Isba from Lancaster University, Dr Rachel Jenner from Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, and Dr Marc Auerbach from Yale University analyzed attendances and admissions to Paediatric Emergency Departments (PED) at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in the UK…

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