Starting this Friday, August 16th, 2019, I will be releasing a new fracture focused episode of my podcast, PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast every Friday for the next seven weeks. I have been working on the scripts and production of these episodes for quite some time, and I hope you enjoy them and learn something.
This edition of Facts on the Ground looks at a multi center study that attempts to answer whether or not every child who faints needs an EKG.
AC joint separations and sprains are more common than you'd think. And it's always better to be specific with a patent about an injury with your patients other than just saying "you sprained your shoulder."
This edition of PEMPix Classic features a young lady with urinary retention and a strong protruding mass. There's also a cool ultrasound.
This edition of PEMPix classic brings da noise with a really cool airway X-Ray image, in an infant with noisy breathing.
Did you know that there's a new rapid strep test that can eliminate the need for a backup test if negative? You may have that test available where you work? Read on for more!
This post from Cincinnati Children's Pediatric Resident Jodie Odame reviews the proper technique to do a local anesthetic field block.
Check out this perplexing rash in another edition of PEMPix Classic!
This edition of Fracture Fridays delves into a case of a normal X-Ray, but high suspicion for a fracture.
Piggybacking off of a great article by Krauss et al. in Annals of EM I bring you this edition of the Art of Medicine: Tips for dealing with anxious children.