This study identified important HCP perceptions and barriers about EC provision in the pediatric ED. These findings may inform future efforts to improve EC provision for adolescents. Specifically, future studies to evaluate the differences in attitudes between nurses, physicians, and NPs, and the use of social judgment in EC provision, are warranted.
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Division of Emergency Medical Services, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA. mmiller [at] cmh.edu
Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jun;18(6):605-12
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