Browsing: Pediatric EM

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
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Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Children From the February 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “PEMP – Emergency Department Management of Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis in Chil
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The Pediatric Burn Patient: A Simplified Approach Burns are a fairly common occurrence among the pediatric population. While most burns are limited and require only localized wound care and outpatien
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Pediatric Herpes Simplex Virus Infections From the January 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Pediatric Herpes Simplex Virus Infections: An Evidence-Based Approach To Treatment.”
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Foreign-Body Aspiration: A Pediatric Airway Emergency Foreign-body aspirations are potential life-threatening emergencies and are the leading causes of unintentional injury in children less than one
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Readiness for Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department From the December 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Department Readiness for Pediatric Illness and Injury.”
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Small, but Deadly: Part 2 Remember that 22-month-old girl from the last issue? Well, armed with the information from the last article, you now  feel ready to treat any of her potential medication ing
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Resuscitating the Neonate Up to 10% of all newborns will require some assistance to begin regular breathing, and just under 1% of newborns will require extensive resuscitative efforts. Introduction T