A pediatric-dedicated emergency department is staffed with medical professionals who are specially trained to handle pediatric emergencies, Dr. James Pierog, medical director of emergency medical services at CHOC, tells “American Health Journal.”
Specially trained physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and pharmacists, as well as child life specialists, are on hand at the Julia and George Argyros Emergency Department at CHOC to ensure top care for children in need of medical attention, Dr. Pierog says.
Learn more about pediatric emergency services in “American Health Journal,” a television program that airs on PBS and other national network affiliates that reach more than 30 million households.
Each 30-minute episode features six segments with a diverse range of medical specialists discussing a full spectrum of health topics. For more information, visit www.discoverhealth.tv.
James Pierog, M.D., is an emergency medicine specialist, board certified in emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine. He attended medical school at UCLA. He completed an internship in internal medicine and his residency in emergency medicine at the USC, Los Angeles County Medical Center.
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