Browsing: Pediatric EM

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How important is appropriate imaging in the ED? One father - who's also an emergency physician - shares a firsthand account of repeated trips to the pediatric emergency room before imaging helped corr
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It is estimated there are around 100,000 individuals living in the United States with sickle cell disease (SCD). Patients with sickle cell disease are predisposed to a variety of complications.
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Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are a patient population that faces unique challenges in the emergency department.
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Point-of-care ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis performed in the emergency department can expedite the diagnosis and treatment of septic arthritis, potentially averting the need for surgery.
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Here it is: the dreaded pediatric elbow. Is it a fracture? An ossification center? Shouldn't there be a bone there? By using a systematic approach to reading elbow x-rays, you can begin to feel more c
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Clinical knowledge regarding how the COVID-19 virus affects children is still evolving. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) can be approached in the same way as a Kawasaki-Like Hyper
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Subdural empyemas are associated with significant morbidity and mortality if not recognized and treated promptly. The condition leads to purulent fluid collections between the dura and arachnoid mater
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The presentation of motor weakness in children is often alarming, difficult to characterize, and involves a large differential of uncommon pathologies. Tick paralysis is a rare but important cause of
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COVID-19 has brought challenges that those in emergency medicine have worked tirelessly to address. The challenge of the increased pediatric abuse cases and limitations on reporting is no different, a
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Bell's palsy, also called idiopathic facial nerve palsy, is the paralysis of facial motor function without an identifiable cause. It typically presents with sudden onset unilateral facial paralysis an