Acute Aortic Dissection in Children is very rare, but it does occur and can be devastating. Let's discuss it so we can remain vigilant and attempt to beat the fates.
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome may occur in children and has significant morbidity and mortality. Let us review SVC Syndrome in children.
Recurrent Pneumonia in pediatrics may be encountered in the ED and we should consider its implications.
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.
Overdose of Calcium Channel Blockers and Beta-Adrenergic Antagonist (Beta Blockers) are feared in pediatric patients as they can have severe toxicity and mortality. This means we may need to take drastic actions. High Dose Insulin Therapy is one of those therapies that your Toxicologist may recommend. Let us review this therapy so you can be ready.
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