CMPeDS: Pediatric Decision Support helps healthcare providers and emergency services personnel make diagnostic and/or treatment decisions for children facing acute illness. Users have access to step-by-step management recommendations for different acute illness scenarios that incorporate the most up-to-date evidence and expert opinion.
For health care providers seeking to request a consult from Children’s Mercy Kansas City, CMHPeDS features a quick-call feature to contact emergency medicine physicians or the Children’s Mercy Emergency Medical Transport Team.
- Easy-to-use checklists for entering basic clinical and medical history information to assess a patient’s risk of severe illness
- Step-wise recommendations and decision trees for diagnostic testing, medication use, and clinical disposition that helps users make optimal, evidence-based management decisions for acutely ill children
- Visual aids that provide users an estimation of risk for severe illness based on different clinical scenarios
- Evaluation and treatment algorithms based off national recommendations and expert opinion for managing febrile infants <90 days old.