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America Close Up (Medicine: Children's Emergency Care) #588949

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 08, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statistics on children's deaths cited.

(Morristown, New Jersey: Gary Matsumoto) Emergency medical systems for children featured; scenes shown from Los Angeles. New Jersey Governor James Florio reported set to sign the first state bill requiring special treatment for pediatric emergencies. [Father Dr. Norman SAN AGUSTIN - says his injured daughter died in a hospital that had no pediatric facilities or ambulance.] [Pediatrician Dr. Richard FLYER - advocates special emergency care for kids.] [University of California at Los Angeles medical center Dr. Judith BRILL - compares equipment for adults and kids.] [SAN AGUSTIN - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Only New Jersey reported following through on federal grants to develop emergency treatment for children.

Brokaw, Tom;
Matsumoto, Gary

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