PedsGuide includes multiple tools: Febrile Infant and Asthma. Those tools are intended for use by professional health care providers and emergency services personnel and provide such users with reference material and/or contextually-relevant information related to certain acute illnesses in children. Users have access to step-by-step management recommendations for different acute illness scenarios that incorporate evidence based practices and expert opinion.
Febrile Infant features:
Evaluation and treatment algorithms based off national recommendations and expert opinion for managing febrile infants <90 days old.
Easy-to-use checklists for entering basic clinical and medical history information to assess a patient’s risk of severe illness
Visual aids that provide users an estimation of risk for severe illness
The asthma management tool assists health care providers providing care for acute asthma exacerbation for children 2 years and older.
Utilizing nationally recognized scoring systems and hour by hour recommendations, this tool provides easy to follow treatment recommendations.
Additionally, for users who seek care for patients at The Children’s Mercy Hospital, PedsGuide features a quick-call feature to contact Children’s Mercy emergency medicine physicians or the Children’s Mercy Emergency Medical Transport Team.