Take a bite out of this podcast on rabies

A podcast about rabies? Why not! You'll learn how to administer post-exposure prophylaxis and more on this edition of PEM Currents.

September 23rd, 2016|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|

Briefs: Rabies

Rabies is a very bad disease that is also very rare. Nevertheless issues of post-exposure prophylaxis will come up in the ED. Learn more in this PEMBlog Brief.

September 22nd, 2016|Infectious Diseases|

Unsure about sedating your patient? Ask a Child Life Specialist

To sedate or not to sedate? That is the question you may want to ask Child Life.

September 14th, 2016|Procedures|

A podcast on bloody baby barf

Check out the latest episode of PEMCurrents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast.

September 6th, 2016|Gastroenterology, Podcasts|

Briefs: Dealing with acute agitation in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Take a look at this post to learn more about medical management of the agitated child and adolescent. Both oral and IM options are suggested.

September 1st, 2016|Briefs, Pharmacology, Psychiatry|

Oral caffeine for post lumbar puncture headache

Can you give oral caffeine for a post lumbar puncture headache? Sure! It is cost effective and works.

August 30th, 2016|Neurology, Procedures|

How to succeed on your next Lumbar Puncture

Lumbar Punctures can be intimidating. They don't have to be. Check out this post from Bryce Carter, a resident at Cincinnati Children's on factors associated with success when performing a LP.

August 23rd, 2016|Procedures|

Summer Reading List: Kocher Criteria

This article in the PEM Blog Summer Reading List is none other than the one that spawned the Kocher Criteria to differentiate septic hip from transient synovitis.

August 18th, 2016|Infectious Diseases, Orthopedics|

A brief educational video on SVT

As a follow up to the education session this past Friday from the Emergency Department rotation at Cincinnati Children's (and for the benefit of my readers on the inter webs) I wanted to share this brief didactic video on paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

August 15th, 2016|Cardiology|

Summer Reading List: Ipratropium in asthma exacerbations

The Summer Reading List brings you a randomized controlled trial on the use of ipratropium in asthma exacerbations.

August 11th, 2016|Pulmonology|