A sinusitis podcast

Did you know that up to 9% of URIs are eventually complicated by acute sinusitis in children? This episode of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast focuses on making the diagnosis of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis clinically and when to pull the antibiotic prescription trigger.

By |2019-01-29T12:40:28+00:00January 30th, 2019|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|

A podcast on acute testicular pain

Acute testicular pain is a common presenting complaint in the Pediatric Emergency Department. In this episode of PEM Currents you will learn about testicular torsion, epididymitis, torsion of the appendix testis and appendix epididymis, inguinal hernias and more. And remember, first and foremost, time is testicle!

By |2019-01-18T15:18:30+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Podcasts, Urology|

You don’t need a test to diagnose the flu

Influenza season is in full swing. Most areas of the US are seeing widespread influenza activity.Though some patients can become very ill, and even die most do well. The main purpose of this post is to encourage you to use clinical history and physical examination to allow you to make the diagnosis of influenza, especially when disease prevalence is high. The bottom line is that you are smart, and if you think it is the flu you are probably right.

By |2019-01-08T11:19:35+00:00January 8th, 2019|Infectious Diseases|
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