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!
Virus can cause a lot of problems (as we have all "re-learned." Acute Flaccid Myelitis is another item to keep in mind when considering complications of a viral illness.
Resident and Physician Wellness is more than a Pizza Party can solve. Let's consider being proactive at maintaining our health, both physically and emotionally.
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.
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.