This is the first episode of the new season from PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast. Each episode will focus on fracture diagnosis & management from different parts of the body.
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 Fracture Fridays delves into a case of a normal X-Ray, but high suspicion for a fracture.
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. [...]
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.
I am delighted to bring you this special episode of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast. It's an interview with Theresa Frey and all about intranasal ketamine and its use for acute pain management in the Pediatric Emergency Department.
Pop goes the apophysis! In teenage athletes the apophyseal cartilage is the weak point along the pelvic rim. Learn about these common injuries in this edition of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast.
Do NSAIDs delay bone healing following fractures? Learn more about this important question in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
How much angulation can we tolerate without needing to reduce fractures of the radius and ulna? Find out in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
What happens when kids jump of things and don't land smoothly? They break things. Sometimes those things are their arms. Learn more about a very common pediatric fracture in this edition of Fracture Fridays.