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Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.

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Jeronimo J, Castle PE, Temin S, Denny L, Gupta V, Kim JJ, Luciani S, Murokora D, Ngoma T, Qiao Y, Quinn M, Sankaranarayanan R, Sasieni P, Schmeler KM, Shastri SS. 2016. Secondary prevention of cervical cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology resource-staffed clinical practice guidelines. Journal of Global Oncology [published online before print October 28, 2016],

Annotation: This guideline for health professionals, public health authorities, policymakers, and laypersons in all settings offers guidance on secondary prevention of cervical cancer. Contents include key recommendations for screening; triage; and treatment of women with precursor lesions. Recommendations for special populations, such as women who are HIV positive, immunosuppressed, pregnant, postpartum, or women who have had hysterectomies are also addressed. Topics include developing infrastructure for HPV testing, diagnosis, and treatment in settings without current mass screening; cost and policy implications, guideline implementation, and future directions.

Contact: American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2318 Mill Road, Suite 800, Alexandria, VA 22314, Telephone: (571) 483-1300 Fax: (703) 299-1044 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Cervical cancer, DNA testing, Diagnosis, Disease prevention, Human papillomavirus, International health, Medical treatment, Oral cancer, Oral health, Postpartum women, Pregnant women, Primary care, Triage, Women's health

Wall T, Nasseh K, Vujicic M. 2014. Majority of dental-related emergency department visits lack urgency and can be diverted to dental offices. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, Health Policy Institute, 9 pp. (Research brief)

Annotation: This brief examines the urgency of emergency department visits for dental conditions in the United States. Topics include the percentage of dental and nondental emergency department visits by triage status (immediate, urgent, semi-urgent, and nonurgent), primary payer (private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, and self-pay), and time of arrival (during and outside business hours). Policy implications are included.

Contact: American Dental Association, Health Policy Institute, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Data analysis, Emergency room data, Oral health, Policy development, Third party payers, Triage

Cicero M. 2010-. Pediatric disaster triage: Doing the most good for the most patients in the least time. Silver Spring, MD: Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center,

Annotation: This course contains five modules addressing how to recognize a disaster, the rationale for pediatric disaster triage, and common triage strategies applicable to disaster response. Application of the information through the use of several case studies and embedded quizzes illustrates the concepts discussed in the training. Continuing medical education/continuing education credit is available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 600, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Telephone: (301) 244-6300 Fax: (301) 244-6301 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Continuing education, Disaster planning, Disasters, Emergency medical services for children, Hospital emergency services, MCH training, Pediatric care, Triage

Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children. 2010. Guidelines for the nurse in the school setting: School nurse emergency care course. [Maywood, IL]: Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children, 108 pp.

Annotation: This document provides nurses working in school settings with a set of emergency care guidelines that they can use when delivering care to ill or injured students. The document discusses pediatric educational recommendations for health professionals, assessment, and triage. Detailed protocols for managing a wide variety or emergencies are presented. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children, Loyola University Medical Center, Building 110 Lower Level, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, Telephone: (708) 327-3672 Secondary Telephone: (708) 327-2556 Fax: (708) 327-2548 E-mail: Web Site: http:/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Assessment, Child health, Emergencies, Emergency medical services, Nursing education, School health services, School nurses, Training, Triage

Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medical Services for Children Program. 1990 (ca.). START simple triage and rapid transport: Indicators for potential air medical transport. Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Department of Health, Emergency Medical Services for Children Program, 2 items; 1 large laminated poster (17.5 x 24 inches), 1 small laminated poster (11 x 15.5 inches), laminated.

Annotation: This poster lists indicators for potential air medical transport for children and adults including signs of organ system failure, revised trauma scores, and the Glasgow coma scale. The poster is available in two sizes. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, P.O. Box 142004, Salt Lake City, UT 84114, Telephone: (801) 538-6435 Secondary Telephone: (800) 284-1131 Fax: (801) 538-6808 Web Site: Price unknown.

Keywords: Emergency medical services, Posters, Transportation, Trauma care, Triage

Britton G. 1990. Improving emergency services for children in Wisconsin [Final report]. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services, 84 pp.

Annotation: This project was a broad-based, joint effort of the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Section and the Wisconsin Pediatric EMS Task Force. Funds from this project were used to employ staff and implement programs which resulted in: (1) Establishment of a mechanism which focused the attention of the EMS system and the general public on the need for improved EMS response to the acutely ill or injured child and his or her family, and on the steps necessary to develop this improved response; (2) identification and description of the incidence, types, causes, prehospital and hospital treatments, and outcomes of pediatric emergencies in Wisconsin; (3) provision of information, education, and training to parents, prehospital EMS personnel, and hospital staffs needed to implement an effective and organized system of EMS for children statewide; (4) development of specialized programs to improve the EMS services provided to children in the Native American and farm populations in Wisconsin; (5) development of specialized programs to assess the need for and the resources required to provide counseling and psychological support services to parents and emergency services personnel in the aftermath of severe pediatric illness or injury; and (6) development of a comprehensive plan for statewide improvement of the emergency medical services provided to the pediatric population. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, O.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: Web Site: Document Number: NTIS PB93-198992.

Keywords: Ambulances, American Indians, Counseling, Data Collection, Disabled, Emergency Medical Services, Injuries, Minorities, Rural Populations, Triage


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.