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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.”
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
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.”
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
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
An Evidence-Based Approach to Blunt Chest Trauma in Children From the November 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Emergency Management Of Blunt Chest Trauma In Children: An Evidenc
Small, but Deadly: Nine Pediatric Toxic Ingestions that Can be Fatal at Low Doses Part 1. Single-Pill Killers Introduction In this issue of EM Resident we present Part One in a two-part series on tox
Pediatric Nerve Blocks From the October 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Pediatric Nerve Blocks: An Evidence-Based Approach.” Reprinted with permission. To access your EMRA memb
Scorpion's Sting Christine Huang, MD, EM Pediatric Resident, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Background There are over 1,500 species of scorpions worldwide, of which only about 50 are dangerous eno
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