Recently, President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which eliminated funding for the EMSC program. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement opposing the overall budget proposal and today joined with several other organizations to speak out against the president's recommendation to defund EMSC. Read on for how you can help.
All that wheezes is not asthma. And vocal cord dysfunction is not wheezing. Learn more about how vocal cord dysfunction is mistaken for wheezing, and how to make the diagnosis in this episode of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast.
Learn how to reduce a dislocated patella! It's fun!
When a patient presents with nocturnal perianal pruritus suspect a Pinworm infestation. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment in this edition of PEMBlog Briefs.
Listen to this episode of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast and learn more about the management of elevated intracranial pressure.
This edition of Why We Do What We Do focuses on the use of hypertonic saline to treat elevated intracranial pressure in children.
Every year I make an Anniversary video for my wife. And every year I post it online (the only non-educational post on PEMBlog). This year is no different. It's probably more embarrassing for me than "My Best Friend."
Metaphyseal corner fractures in infants are very concerning for child abuse. Seeing one on X-Ray should always prompt a workup for non-accidental trauma.
Did you know that ultrasound can help you perform a lumbar puncture?
This post was written by Nick Szugye, a resident at Cincinnati Children's, and it answers several common questions that arise when approaching lacerations of the lip.