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Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease From the July 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Emergency Department: Managing Flares and Long-Ter
Diagnose this Rash The Patient A 54-year-old female presents to the emergency department with a rash on her hands and legs that has progressed over the past day. She reports having used Lysol to clea
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The EMS Handoff: A Critical Time for Critical Improvement In the middle of a busy shift, you are hastily beckoned to a new patient's room just as he has begun to seize. Your patient is an 8-year-old-
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Management and Treatment of Septic Abortion A 21-year-old female with no past medical history is brought to the emergency department complaining of abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding for the past da
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Freak Out or Chill Out? Nothing terrifies a parent more than watching their child go limp or struggle to breathe. The term “apparent life threatening event,” or ALTE, was established in 1986 by the
Critical Care Alert! Dabigatran Reversal Article: Pollack CV et al. Idarucizumab for Dabigatran Reversal. NEJM. 2015;373: 511-20. PubMedID: 26095746 Background Novel oral anticoagulant agents such as
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Cervical Spine Imaging in Pediatric Trauma A 4-year-old boy is brought to the emergency department after a high-speed motor vehicle collision. He was the restrained backseat passenger of a vehicle th
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IT in the Emergency Environment: Emergency Health Care Goes HITECH Emergency Health Care and the Stimulus Package In 2009, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (AR
When Lightning Strikes A 54-year-old male is brought in by ambulance after being struck by lightning while wiring a house with grounding poles. He was awake at the scene and does not believe he lost