A podcast about rabies? Why not! You'll learn how to administer post-exposure prophylaxis and more on this edition of PEM Currents.
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.
To sedate or not to sedate? That is the question you may want to ask Child Life.
Check out the latest episode of PEMCurrents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast.
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.
Can you give oral caffeine for a post lumbar puncture headache? Sure! It is cost effective and works.
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.