Benzodiazepines are the first line treatment in status epilepticus. Find out why, and how to use them for maximum seizure stopping action.
This Starter Pack shakes things up and focuses on seizures - Febrile or otherwise.
The starter packs are a collection of previous posts on PEMBlog that I've collated to give you a leg up in the ED this summer. Enjoy this one focusing on migraine headaches. More to come soon!
This edition of Why We Do What We Do focuses on the use of hypertonic saline to treat elevated intracranial pressure in children.
Don't hold you breath while listening to this podcast - because you'd be doing so for longer than 20 seconds - and you will have apnea. Do however, listen to learn more about cyanotic and pallid breath holding spells so that you can be prepared to diagnose and manage them in the Emergency Department.
Can you give oral caffeine for a post lumbar puncture headache? Sure! It is cost effective and works.
This Starter Pack focuses on migraines in the ED. Learn why antiemetics are first line, why valproate is second line, and more.
Yes, I'm on Spring Break this week. So, no "new" content. But what if you haven't dove into the PEMBlog Archives? Check out a few of my educational series posts here.
Post Traumatic Headaches are being seen increasingly in the Emergency Department. Let's look at some treatment options.
These three cases all share the common thread of convulsions. I'll update soon with my thoughts. Until then share you thoughts in the comments.