I enjoy taking care of patients and I finding it endlessly rewarding to help train others to do the same. I trained at the Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at University of Maryland, where I had the tremendous fortune of learning from world renowned educators and clinicians. Now I have the unbelievable honor of working with an unbelievably gifted group of practitioners at Carolinas Medical Center. I strive every day to inspire my residents as much as they inspire me.
Swelling of the scalp is a commonly encountered issue in the newly born neonate and it is often only a minor issue. On occasion, however, it can be a major concern and may be related to a Neonatal Subgaleal Hemorrhage. Let's Review.
Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children of all ages. While we in the Emergency Departments strive to help start the healing process, it is also critically important that we assist with Injury Prevention. Help us raise everyone's awareness on 11/18/22 - National Injury Prevention Day!
The grotesque complain may be due to a critical illness, but it may also be caused by a benign issue too. A good example of this is bloody stool in children. Let's take a minute to review Hematochezia in Children.
Keeping Kids Calm in the ED can be challenging. Often, however, simple strategies can help ensure the patient is comfortable and you are able to get a full assessment. Let's Review some of those simple tactics.