Kawasaki Disease: It sounds made up when you tell parents about it

Kawasaki Disease, AKA Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome, is one of the most common vasculitides of childhood. The hallmark is fever ≥5 days plus 4/5 of the following; mucous membrane changes, conjunctivitis, polymorphous rash, extremity changes and lymph node enlargement. It can also lead to coronary artery aneurysms, which is why its so important to make an accurate diagnosis.

By |2018-05-09T12:50:53+00:00May 15th, 2018|Cardiology, Podcasts, Rheumatology|

Just a bronchiolitis podcast

I'm sure that you'll probably see a case of bronchiolitis this winter. Call it a hunch. In this episode of PEM Currents you'll learn why suctioning and ensuring hydration are still the mainstays of therapy, and why albuterol, racemic epinephrine, steroids and more don't have a place in routine cases.

By |2017-10-31T21:47:54+00:00November 1st, 2017|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|

A great podcast from across the Pacific

I just recently discovered Pomegranate Health, a fantastic podcast from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. There are already 29 episodes, and the topics run the gamut of topics in medicine, from drug interactions to how we can stop following low-quality evidence in pediatrics. You should definitely check it out.

By |2017-09-28T10:03:37+00:00September 28th, 2017|Podcasts|
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