pemplaybook.org/podcast/anaphylaxis-in-children/ The always reliable PEM Playbook brings you its monthly educational offering.
Warning - swimming pool related puns ahead...
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.
OK, so this is the least exciting topic in Pediatric Emergency Medicine... With that being said, you will all see it. And we need to be good at looking at ears, diagnosing acute otitis media, and appropriately choosing when and which antibiotic to prescribe.
This edition of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast drills down on dental infections. Go ahead and brush up.
This episode of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast, is focused on when you should (and mostly) shouldn't test for the flu.
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.
This episode of PEM Currents, featuring Preston Dean, a senior Pediatric Resident at Cincinnati Children's, is about all things Rapid Sequence Intubation. You'll learn about equipment, techniques, drugs and more!
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.