Should we think twice about discharging tachycardic children home from the ED? Check out this article from Annals of Emergency Medicine to see what one study tells us.
The clavicle is the most commonly fractured bone in children. Learn more about it on this Fracture Fridays post.
Cyanide poisoning is rare in children - but it is critical to be suspicious of it in children with smoke exposure in a structure fire.
Sometimes earrings get stuck in the ear lobe. These earrings need to be removed. That's where you come in. Read more about embedded earrings... right here!
This post details considerations when you encounter a foreign body in the external auditory canal.
Tim Horeczko over at the excellent Pediatric Emergency Medicine Playbook just posted his latest monthly review (including podcast) - this time on urinary tract infections.
This episode of PEM Currents focuses on serum sickness especially recognition and differentiation from other, more serious conditions.
Learn about recognition and management of peritonsillar abscesses in this edition of PEMBlog Briefs.
3-5% of patients will have bleeding following tonsillectomy. you will see these patients in the ED. it is important to know how to assess and manage, and when ENT is needed emergently.
Learn more about dental infections in this edition of Briefs.