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Road Rash Friction Injury 1

Road Rash

Certainly, pediatric rashes can be a challenge (and we have discussed my “Approach to the Pediatric Rash” previously).  One “rash,” however,...

Endocarditis 1

Endocarditis in Children

Many conditions may present subtly in children (ex, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, HUS, Pneumonia), but the subtle presentations of cardiac disease are often...

Sickle Cell Trait 3

Sickle Cell Trait

We have discussed many medical “myths” previously (ex, Atropine for RSI, Cuffed ETTs, ORT vs IVF, Morphine for Appendicitis), but recently...