About Brad Sobolewski

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and an Assistant Director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He is on Twitter @PEMTweets and authors the Pediatric Emergency Medicine site PEMBlog. All views are strictly my own and not official medical advice.

PEMPix Classic: Sticking your neck out

Over the years many amazing cases have been presented during the PEMPix presentation at the American Academy of Pediatrics' annual national Conference and Exhibition during the Section on Emergency Medicine Sessions. PEMPix Classics is a new featured series on PEMBlog that will highlight some of those classic cases.

By |2019-05-17T07:15:10-04:00May 17th, 2019|PEMPix Classic|

Measles!

I can't believe we're seeing measles again! This podcast episode reviews making the diagnosis, labs to send, complications, post exposure interventions, the MMR and MMRV vaccine and lots more. I hope you find it timely and helpful.

By |2019-05-10T15:03:37-04:00May 14th, 2019|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|

PEMPix Classic: A River Runs Through It

Over the years many amazing cases have been presented during the PEMPix presentation at the American Academy of Pediatrics' annual national Conference and Exhibition during the Section on Emergency Medicine Sessions. PEMPix Classics is a new featured series on PEMBlog that will highlight some of those classic cases.

By |2019-04-25T15:53:23-04:00April 30th, 2019|Dermatology, PEMPix|

The submission period for the 2019 PEMPix Competition is now open

The submission period for the 2019 PEMPix visual diagnosis competition to be held at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans is now open! Submissions will be accepted at PEMPix.com between April 29th 2019 and June 15, 2019. At least one of the members of the submission team should be a member of the AAP’s Section on Emergency Medicine. 

By |2019-04-29T19:00:07-04:00April 29th, 2019|PEMPix|

Happy 12th Anniversary to my amazing wife!

This is now an annual tradition at PEMBlog. My only non medical post of the year. I still can't seem to get my act together to get out to Hallmark and buy a card for my wife. Therefore, I just have to throw a video together, last minute. I hope she enjoys it, and forgives me for not being able to express my sentiments via a card.

By |2019-04-28T10:27:39-04:00April 28th, 2019|PEMBlog Updates|

The Reading Room: April 2019

Case 1: Shoulder the burden A 13 year old presents with right shoulder and left chest pain in the setting of fever.  The exam is significant for tenderness of the right shoulder and upper arm. The initial X-rays are negative. The patient subsequently underwent an MRI. [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:21:00-04:00April 8th, 2019|Orthopedics, Radiology|

An interview about the best practices for diagnosing and managing constipation in the ED

Constipation is an incredibly common problem in the Pediatric Emergency Department and amongst children who visit the Emergency Department with complaints of abdominal pain. This episode of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast features an interview with Danny Mallon, a Gastroenterologist from Cincinnati Children's who is an expert in managing pediatric constipation. Our discussion focused on diagnosis in the Emergency Department, management  and why you don't need an X-Ray to make there diagnosis.

By |2019-03-12T15:21:25-04:00March 13th, 2019|Gastroenterology|
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