Browsing: Pediatric EM

Juvenile dermatomyositis is a treatable idiopathic inflammatory myopathy that causes progressive proximal muscle weakness and characteristic dermatologic phenomena. Without treatment, there is signifi
Accidental poisonings account for nearly 70,000 pediatric visits to the ED every year. Which ingestions might be fatal, even at small doses? How will you know what to check in an asymptomatic patient?
Do you feel a little discomfort seeing a critically ill pediatric patient awaiting your care? Three EM to PEM attendings have some guidance they gathered along their journey towards pediatric emergenc
Nasopharyngeal tumors are exceedingly rare but their clinical presentation often includes symptoms commonly seen in the ED. These may include symptoms of more benign conditions, such as rhinitis or si
Sweet! Cool! Oh ... The popular food or drink enhancement tactic of adding liquid nitrogen can have alarming effects - possibly fatal.
Review 3 cases and string together 6 quick management pearls to help you keep on your toes when a child comes into the ED with diabetic ketoacidosis.
Critically ill pediatric patients can make physicians-in-training nervous - and that anxiety is heightened when it comes to a pediatric patient in respiratory distress. This article reviews the basics
Inborn errors of metabolism can present with a variety of nonspecific signs and symptoms. While individually rare, as a class of disorders they are not uncommon and should be recognized and treated ap
As emergency medicine providers, how can we best approach the cyanotic and non-cyanotic infant?
Hypoglycemia in pediatric patients can be described as the lupus of metabolic disorders. It can be hard to differentiate if hypoglycemia is causing symptoms or is the result of an underlying problem.