How effective has the flu shot been thus far? Is it helping at all? What about patients that haven't gotten one yet? Answers to these and more questions are in this post.
This episode of PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast will teach you everything you need to know about managing children with hemophilia in the Emergency Department. And most importantly, you'll learn why you should give factor first!
It's not the heart. Or is it? When do children with chest pain need to see a Cardiologist? These questions and more will be answered in this post focused on red flags in children with chest pain.
It's not the heart. Or is it? When do children who have syncope need to see a Cardiologist? these questions and more will be answered in this post focused on red flags in children with syncope.
Peritonsillar abscesses are one of the most important complications of strep pharyngitis. Those of you who work in general Emergency Departments see them all the time. They are less common in Pediatric Emergency Departments. Nevertheless, recognition is clinical and we all need to know what to do with a PTA.
There is more to the care of patients with hemophilia and Von Willebrands Disease than just giving factor. This post goes over common complications and delves into treatment considerations in bleeding disorders presenting to the ED.
The trampoline fracture is a well known entity that involves the proximal tibia. Learn all about it in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
2020 marks the return of Briefs - focused cases that tackle the basics. This edition features a classic rash that we all should know.
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with the always delightful Dr. Patricia Chambers to talk about influenza. In our conversation we discussed how to discuss testing or not for the flu, as well as why antivirals are not always indicated.
I recently authored a post on the Cincinnati Children's blog entitled, Bronchiolitis: A New Parent’s Guide to One of the Most Common Winter Illnesses. I share a video of one of my children when they had bronchiolitis, and its been incredibly helpful in providing education over the years.