Facilities and Equipment for the Care of Pediatric Patients in a Community Hospital

Pediatrics. 2003 May;111(5 Pt 1):1120-2. doi: 10.1542/peds.111.5.1120.


Many children who require hospitalization are admitted to community hospitals that are more accessible for families and their primary care physicians but vary substantially in their pediatric resources. The intent of this clinical report is to provide basic guidelines for furnishing and equipping a pediatric area in a community hospital.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Education, Medical, Continuing / methods
  • Hospitals, Community / organization & administration*
  • Hospitals, Community / supply & distribution*
  • Humans
  • Pediatrics / instrumentation*
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Workforce