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Influenza and the Flu Vaccine Approximately 90% of children who died from influenza in 2013 were not vaccinated. An estimated 10-20% of the world's population is infected annually with influenza. Up
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Electrical Injuries in Children From the September 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach to Electrical Injuries in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To
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Adult-Sized Problems It was one of my first shifts of residency after spending a few years with the U.S. Marines. Until recently, I had not treated a patient under the age of 17 since my internship t
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A Reflection on Mental Health and Emergency Medicine After a knock on the door, I entered the hospital room to find Lisa, a 12-year-old patient who was seated on the exam table, eyes fixed on her sho