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.
Seizures can occur for various reasons. Toxicologic reasons should be considered. Cocaine is one to keep in mind.
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
Dextromethorphan use in children ... is it safe or effective for that cough?? Let's Review!