This PEMPix Classic case features a child with really bad teeth... OK, there's more to it than that. Just check out the case and images to learn more.
This edition in the Facts on the Ground series reviews a large retrospective study that attempts to discern a difference between normal saline and lactated ringer's in severe sepsis.
Flu season is almost here. You should be ready for it. Get yourself a flu shot, encoucrage your patients to do the same, and check out the updated AAP guideline.
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 particular paper is a modern-classic, and many of you may have already identified how it changes your practice. Review the step by step method in this edition of Facts on the Ground.
Facts on the Ground: Do radiographic features of community acquired pneumonia align with clinical findings and labs?
Can we correlate labs and symptoms with X-Ray findings in community acquired pneumonia? Find out in this edition of Facts on the Ground.
Do yourself a favor and spend the 5 to 10 minutes it takes to read the linked article and apply what you learned during your next shift in the hospital or emergency department.
I can't believe we're seeing measles again! This podcast episode reviews making the diagnosis, labs to send, complications, post exposure interventions, the MMR and MMRV vaccine and lots more. I hope you find it timely and helpful.
This edition of Facts on the Ground looks at whether or not specific gravity impacts the diagnosis of UTI. Spoiler alert - it does! Read on to find out how.
Facts on the Ground: Meningitis and Encephalitis are rare in complex febrile seizures without worrisome symptoms
The first edition of Facts on the Ground looks at whether or not we need to perform a lumbar puncture in complex febrile seizures.