Warning - swimming pool related puns ahead...
Though the PEMPix presentation is scheduled for Saturday 9/16/17 at the AAP NCE in Chicago there were so many great cases this year that I decided to share three of them online prior to the conference. This is the third case "Little Circle." All three cases will also be available at PEMPix.com.
Learn about recognition and management of peritonsillar abscesses in this edition of PEMBlog Briefs.
3-5% of patients will have bleeding following tonsillectomy. you will see these patients in the ED. it is important to know how to assess and manage, and when ENT is needed emergently.
Kids eat stuff they're not supposed to. Most of the time foreign bodies pass harmlessly through the GI tract. Occasionally they will get stuck. It is your job to figure out who has an impacted foreign body, and how to diagnose and manage it. Listen to this podcast to learn more.
Tonsillectomy is one of the most common procedures performed in children. Post op hemorrhage is either primary (within 24 hours) or secondary/delayed ≥24 hours. Primary hemorrhage is more rare and is seen in 0.2-2% of cases. Secondary hemorrhage is a bit more common, especially in the [...]