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.
Rapid flu tests are widely available - Just think about the sensitivity and specify before ordering one - especially if you already think the patient has the flu to begin with.
Are you about to perform a procedure on an infant? You know, like an IV, bladder cath or lumbar puncture. You probably won't be giving IV sedative agents, but what can you do to make the infant more comfortable. This edition of Briefs is all about sucrose solution and its analgesic properties.