COVID-19 Clinical Resources

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine


ED Patient Triage Bed Placement During COVID Protocol – Effective July 15, 2020

ED Triage Asymptomatic COVID Testing – Effective July 15, 2020

Testing and Disposition of Possible COVID-19 Patients – Effective May 6, 2020

PED Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Clinical Pathway – Effective May 26, 2020

ED PED COVID Respiratory Pathway – Effective April 22, 2020

PED Co-Evaluation of Children and their Parents for COVID-19 – Effective April 22 2020

Pediatric ED COVID Intubation Plan – Effective April 6, 2020

UNC Children’s Hospital Inpatient COVID Management – July 10, 2020


PED Anaphylaxis Pathway

Anaphylaxis Action Plan – August 1, 2020

PED Asthma Pathway

Pediatric Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) Medication Guideline

Behavioral Health

Pediatric Agitation Pathway

Process for the Evaluation of Behavioral Health in the PED

Bronchiolitis and High Flow Nasal Cannula Pathways

INPATIENT High Flow Nasal Cannula Initiation Pathway

INPATIENT Supplemental O2 Weaning Pathway

PED Bronchiolitis Pathway


PED Diabetes and Hyperglycemia Pathway

UNC Pediatric DKA Pathway


Diagnosis and Management of Influenza in Pediatric Patients

PED Empiric Acyclovir Pathway

Pediatric HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Pediatric Sepsis Pathway

Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infection Clinical Pathway

PED UTI Pathway

Neurological Emergencies

PED Migraine Pathway

PED Status Epilepticus Pathway

Sickle Cell Disease

Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Fever Management in the Emergency Department

Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management in the Emergency Department


Guidelines for the Management of Mild Pediatric Head Trauma

Pediatric Appendicitis Pathway

PED Ovarian Torsion Pathway


PED Oral Rehydration Pathway with Parent Discharge Instructions (English and Spanish)

PED Evaluation Pathway for Children with Suspected Physical Abuse