Browsing: Pediatric EM

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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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Urinary Tract Infection in Children From the May 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Urinary Tract Infection in Children: Emergency Department Diagnostics and Interventions.” Repri
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Apparent Life-Threatening Events in Children From the April 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Apparent Life-Threatening Events In Children: Practical Evaluation And Management.”
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The Pediatric Airway Clinical Scenario You are working an overnight shift at a single-coverage emergency department, when EMS calls ahead with a pediatric medical alert. They are three minutes out wi
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Nitrous Oxide for Pediatric Sedation In the emergency department, we perform minor surgical procedures and invasive tests on children every day. Intravenous procedural sedation is often used to facil
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Pediatric Ovarian Torsion From the July 2012 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Diagnosing and Managing Ovarian and Adnexal Torsion in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To access y
Rash and Fever The Patient A 12-day-old healthy male is brought to the emergency department by his parents because of a blistering groin rash and fever that started 24 hours ago. His Tmax over that t
Ovarian Torsion in the Pediatric Population It's the start of your afternoon community pediatrics shift and you are seeing a 7-year-old girl who started having acute RLQ pain followed by vomiting. Sh
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Evaluation of Acute Unexplained Crying in Infants From the March 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “A Systematic Approach to the Evaluation of Acute Unexplained Crying in Infants i
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In Shock: The Approach to Pediatric Sepsis Introduction and Sepsis Review Whether in a pediatric or adult patient, the physiologic process of sepsis remains the same. Sepsis is a systemic inflammator