Adolescent

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Research

The pediatric admissions and emergencies division conducts clinical studies to achieve a better understanding of the pathogenesis of certain diseases and to improve diagnosis.

Ongoing studies are about:

  • Treating children under 3 years old with febrile conditions without a focus
  • Comparing two types of sutures for wounds (absorbable versus  non-absorbable)
  • The effect of cold on improving spasmodic croup in children
  • Flu diagnosis criteria in children
  • Drug allergies in children
  • Viral meningitis

Medical activities

The Pediatric Admissions and Emergency Division is open 24/7.

It admits children from birth up to 16 years of age.

The medical and paramedical services offered optimally meet the requirements of the Geneva, neighboring French and other canton populations, whether these be vital, relative or perceived emergencies.

The service is part of the Department of Women-Children-Teenagers.

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