Should we think twice about discharging tachycardic children home from the ED? Check out this article from Annals of Emergency Medicine to see what one study tells us.
Choosy kids choosing dilute apple juice instead of specially formulated electrolyte solutions in gastroenteritis? Surely the electrolyte solutions are superior? Right?
Paper #3 from the 2016 AAP Section on Emergency Medicine Top 10 papers is a randomized controlled trial on dopamine versus epinephrine.
The second article in the Top 10 list from the AAP Section on Emergency Medicine 2016 sessions is all about the use of a metronome during CPR.
The first article in the AAP Top 10 series is a study on telemedicine for the assessment of children with fever and respiratory distress.
Check out this special edition of PEM Currents featuring an interview with Ben Kerrey, a rising star in RSI related research in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
RSI in children can be challenging. Let's review some of the common pitfalls.
This post reviews the drugs used in rapid sequence intubation - including pre-medication, sedatives and paralytics.
This edition of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast focuses on heat illness in its many forms. Learn about everything from the benign prickly heat, to life threatening heat stroke.
You will no doubt see a child with gastroenteritis with dehydration in the very near future. It is likely to be due to infections gastroenteritis. If you are sure that is the case then this post is for you. So, I present a simple, stepwise approach to the child with dehydration in the ED.