Pedi STAT by QxMD Used to Help Intubate Seizing Child

Posted on Aug 19, 2010 in News | 1 comment

Pedi STAT by QxMD Used to Help Intubate Seizing Child

MercuryNews.com reports on Dr. Kathy Corby’s use of her iPhone to help a critically ill, seizing child with a rare hereditary disease.  The article describes how Dr. Corby used apps such as Pedi STAT (by QxMD), Epocrates and Eponyms to quickly access the required information necessary to manage this complex case, all without having to leave the bedside.  In this case, Pedi STAT proved critical for ” …respiratory management — Corby had to calculate the size of the endotracheal tube she needed to slide down the girl’s throat so she could breathe.”

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Pedi STAT

Pedi-STAT is a rapid reference for pediatric patients being cared for by nurses, paramedics, physicians and other health care professionals in the emergent or critical care environment.  Learn more on QxMD.com…