When we think of severe hemorrhage in children, we typically think about trauma. Maybe injuries to the spleen or kidney come to mind. Perhaps thoughts of pelvic injuries or severe head injury dominate our considerations. Of course, we all have…
CVAs are not common in children, but some patients are at greater risk for them. Let's digest a Morsel on Sickle Cell Disease and Stroke in Children.
Children can be tricky and this is especially true for the x-ray images. Let's review an important aspect of the cervical spine image in children - Pseudosubluxation.
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.
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.
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