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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.
Children with risk factors for neurocutaneous melanosis should be followed closely and screened regularly.
Ocular swelling in children is a common complaint. But that doesn't mean the etiology is always common - or benign.