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Accidents and Emergencies: research

The SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital's Pediatric Emergency Department has a research group.

Research group on the influence of the environment on the well-being of children and adolescents

Dr. Carles Luaces Cubells leads this research group working on different lines:

  • Study of epidemiological and clinical factors in childhood accidents.
  • Differential diagnosis of child abuse.
  • Early detection and secondary prevention of social and health problems in adolescence: drugs, sexuality and violence.
  • Impact of external agents (radiation, pollution, etc.) on children's health.
  • Improving the care of pediatric patients in medical consultations through the presence of parents, analgesia, age-differentiated care (children/adolescents).