This post is an excellent overview of consideration when encountering patients with abdominal pain and urges you to think systematically beyond the basics. It is a companion to an EmergiQuiz presentation at the 2019 AAP National Conference and Exhibition.
This is the third of three online PEMPix cases, and it comes from Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship graduate Jessica Barnes.
What to do when a fussy baby has a bulge in the groin? You know what it is right? What if that baby is a girl? Check out this PEMPix Classic case and learn about a can't miss diagnosis in the fussy infant.
I've only seen this a few times, but each case presented with a very ill child with an acute obstruction. Check out the linked post from @PedEMMorsels / Sean Fox. feedproxy.google.com/~r/PedEMmorsels/~3/a9OjmqdaSrs/ Per Sean key X-ray findings reveal that the "cecum may be dilated and located [...]
Neonatal mastitis is a rare, but potentially dangerous infection in newborns. Learn more about the workup and treatment in this PEMBlog Brief.
This Starter Pack is all about acute appendicitis. I have a feeling that you will see this is the very near future in the ED.
Should we be prescribing antibiotics for all patients with dog bites? Just select ones? Read on for more in this entry of why we do what we do.
Aside from being the Mississippi of medicine - at least in terms of spelling - intussusception should always be on your differential in toddlers and young children who present with belly pain, fussiness or even obtundation.
This collection of articles focuses on appendicitis - something that you'll probably encounter at some point in the ED.
Kids eat stuff they're not supposed to. Most of the time foreign bodies pass harmlessly through the GI tract. Occasionally they will get stuck. It is your job to figure out who has an impacted foreign body, and how to diagnose and manage it. Listen to this podcast to learn more.