This edition of PEMPix Classic features a young lady with urinary retention and a strong protruding mass. There's also a cool ultrasound.
Facts on the Ground: Does Optic Nerve Ultrasound Reliably Predict Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Failure?
This edition of Facts on the Ground looks at whether or not ultrasound of the eye and optic nerve can help predict shunt malfunctions.
Case 1: Shoulder the burden A 13 year old presents with right shoulder and left chest pain in the setting of fever. The exam is significant for tenderness of the right shoulder and upper arm. The initial X-rays are negative. The patient subsequently underwent an MRI. [...]
This edition of The Reading Room is all about airway films. Drs. Kopp (Emergency Medicine) and Hasweh (Radiology) shared these cases at a recent conference in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children's. Case 1 The first case is a 2 year old healthy immunized [...]
Pediatric fracture interpretation revolves around the Salter-Harris Classification System. Ultimately, the five subtypes have important implications for management and healing. Learn all about them in this edition of The Reading Room, a new Radiology focused series on PEMBlog.
In order to get the best possible ultrasound you'll want to have your patient ready, either with an empty stomach or a full bladder.
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 second case "Big Circle." All three cases will also be available at PEMPix.com.
Here are some thoughts on the utility of facial X-Rays and a link to a good review.
The 4th article in the AAP NCE top 10 of 2016 is a secondary analysis of that PECAN TBI paper everyone has been talking about.
Go ahead and diagnose constipation based on your history and physical exam. Don't order an X-Ray if you don't need one. Read on for more in this PEMBlog exposé.