First Do No Harm also includes emotional harm, not just physical. Simple considerations can help prevent pediatric PTSD in the traumatized child
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome may occur in children and has significant morbidity and mortality. Let us review SVC Syndrome in children.
Say it ain’t so, Bieber! We all just want you to sing… but I guess that is challenging to do when half of your face does not move. (Ok… full disclosure… I am that Dad that sings songs loudly to…
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.
Preauricular pits are a common congenital malformation that can become complicated. Let's review how to help manage them appropriately in the Emergency Department.
Tibial Fractures in Children are common. Let us review their basic issues.
Urethral Prolapse is a rare condition, but one that deserves attention as a potential cause of confusion when evaluating genital bleeding. Let us review it.
Recurrent Pneumonia in pediatrics may be encountered in the ED and we should consider its implications.
The utility of Aminophylline for status asthmaticus in children is debated, but it may have a role in specific patients in specific situations. Let us Review.
Atrial Flutter in Children is rare, but my be a clue to something ominous.
Kawasaki Disease is most often seen in patients 6 months to 5 years, but that does not exclude other ages. Let us look at presentation of Kawasaki Disease in Adolescents.
Ketamine is a very safe medication to use for pediatric sedation, but we do need to be aware of an prepared for the rare adverse event, like Laryngospasm.