Browsing: Pediatric EM

The EMRA Simulation Research Grant allowed me to implement a multiyear pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) study that evaluates the effectiveness, usability, and workload implications of cognitive aids
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Immunoglobulin A vasculitis (IgAV) is the most common form of present vasculitis in children. Diagnosis is clinical and includes the presence of palpable purpura with at least 1 of the following: a bi
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Pediatric GI bleeding is a somewhat uncommon presentation to the emergency department. Disposition is critical for the pediatric patient with a suspected GI bleed. In the unwell-appearing child regard
The pediatric emergency department is a unique setting in which educational interventions can reach a wide variety of people. The Health Policy Journal Club examines a study conducted to gauge the eff
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Pediatric ingestion of small blunt objects typically resolves without medical intervention. However, cases involving ingestion of magnets present increased risk of life-threatening morbidity,2-5 parti
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Digital ischemia after accidental injection of an epinephrine autoinjector can be treated with subcutaneous terbutaline injection. Terbutaline is a selective beta-2-agonist, resulting in vasodilation.
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Western pygmy rattlesnake envenomations are a rare occurrence but should not be underestimated, as they cause significant morbidity. FabAV, also known as CroFab® (generic: crotalidae polyvalent immune
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Unintentional injury is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric age group, with urogenital injury occurring in 10-20% of blunt abdominal trauma cases.1,2 Depending on the severity, s
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Although lymphatic malformations are rare and usually do not manifest as acute abdomen, they should always be considered in the differential diagnosis in a previously healthy child who presents with a
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Intussusception is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in infants and children. Although traditional teaching revolves around the “classic triad” of paroxysmal abdominal pain, bloody stool