Lidocaine hurts when you inject it mostly because it is acidic. Learn how to add 8.4% sodium bicarbonate to buffer lidocaine to make it hurt less.
What if you think it is a nursemaid's elbow, but it isn't?
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!
Liz Daniels, an awesome senior Resident from Cincinnati Children's was gracious enough to share her thoughts on two abscess questions that perplexed her during a recent stint in the ED.
Incision and drainage of a cutaneous abscess doesn't have to be a very painful procedure. Learn how to reduce the discomfort associated with this common procedure in the ED.
This starter pack centers on procedural sedation - mostly with ketamine, which by and large is (one of) the most commonly used agent in children for procedures in the ED.
Did you know that ultrasound can help you perform a lumbar puncture?
This post was written by Nick Szugye, a resident at Cincinnati Children's, and it answers several common questions that arise when approaching lacerations of the lip.
Are you about to perform a procedure on an infant? You know, like an IV, bladder cath or lumbar puncture. You probably won't be giving IV sedative agents, but what can you do to make the infant more comfortable. This edition of Briefs is all about sucrose solution and its analgesic properties.
Should we be prescribing antibiotics for all patients with dog bites? Just select ones? Read on for more in this entry of why we do what we do.