A sinusitis podcast

Did you know that up to 9% of URIs are eventually complicated by acute sinusitis in children? This episode of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast focuses on making the diagnosis of acute bacterial rhinosinusitis clinically and when to pull the antibiotic prescription trigger.

By |2019-01-29T12:40:28+00:00January 30th, 2019|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|

A podcast on acute testicular pain

Acute testicular pain is a common presenting complaint in the Pediatric Emergency Department. In this episode of PEM Currents you will learn about testicular torsion, epididymitis, torsion of the appendix testis and appendix epididymis, inguinal hernias and more. And remember, first and foremost, time is testicle!

By |2019-01-18T15:18:30+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Podcasts, Urology|

A discussion about probiotics for gastroenteritis with David Schnadower

Check out this in-depth interview with the lead author on the recent New England Journal paper on the use of probiotics in gastroenteritis. David Schnadower was kind enough to sit down with me and James Gray, a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow from Cincinnati Children's to talk about the study and its implications for the care of children with infectious gastroenteritis.

By |2018-12-10T13:20:21+00:00December 12th, 2018|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|

A podcast on acute flaccid myelitis

Acute Flaccid Myelitis is a rare but serious disease characterized by rapid onset of muscle weakness. Diagnosis also requires an MRI with lesions in multiple spinal levels or CSF pleocytosis. cases have been reported over the past several years and though a specific cause is unknown strains of enterovirus are suspected culprits.

By |2018-10-18T09:55:57+00:00October 18th, 2018|Infectious Diseases, Podcasts|

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|
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