The Pediatric Emergency Department of the Royal Hospital recently organized a symposium on pediatric emergencies in the presence of Dr. Sami Al-Farsi, Director General of the Royal Hospital, and over 100 medical staff at Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.
The one-day symposium aimed to exchange experiences in pediatric emergency between the various government and private health institutions.
The symposium highlighted pediatric ECG, transportation of critically ill patients, toxicology cases, trauma care and management in pediatric settings, pediatric rashes, and anaphylaxis.
Dr. Awatif Bait Amer, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant at Royal Hospital, stressed that emergency medicine physicians must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice and maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty and all other related disciplines.
She added that the symposium aims to recognize common pediatric emergency conditions and translate simulation-based training into hands-on practice.