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.
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.
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.
The Summer Reading List brings you a randomized controlled trial on the use of ipratropium in asthma exacerbations.
The Summer Reading List brings you great articles in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Here is the UTI Clinical Practice Guideline for children 2-24 months with fever.
This entry in the PEMBlog Summer Reading List is a seminal paper detailing a decision rule to evaluate children at low risk for serious injury in blunt abdominal trauma.
The Summer Reading List brings you great articles in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. First up the Bacterial Meningitis Score from Nigrovic et al.
Brief thoughts on the recently released AAP Policy Statement on the management of pediatric trauma.
This starter pack focuses on conditions seen below the belt in male patients.
Another PEMBlog starter pack? Sure! Let's look at anaphylaxis related posts.