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Pediatric Discharge Criteria

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by tjnurse34 tjnurse34 (New Member) New Member

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What discharge criteria are you using for pediatric patients?

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usually if they are awake and screaming.. I want mommy... We get mommy and then they can go :)

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mustanggirl specializes in long term care, med-surg, PACU, Pre-Op.

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Pretty similar to the adults, usually aldrete score 8 or 9 or above (unless going to peds ICU), stable airway, pain under control, no surgical issues, etc. Although peds patients often stay for only around 30 minutes.

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