Cerebral Edema is a feared complication of DKA in children. Let's review the most current recommendations on the Cerebral Edema and Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
Vitamins are important! Specific restrictive diets may adversely affect a child's ability to meet dietary requirements. Let's review what you need to consider with Vegan Diets in Children.
Snake Bite and Children unfortunately commingle often in the US. Let's review what to consider and how to manage them
Seizures can occur for various reasons. Toxicologic reasons should be considered. Cocaine is one to keep in mind.
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.
Hyperglycemic, hyperosmotic syndrome (HHS) can occur in children and can even be concurrent with DKA. Let's take a minute to review.
We are always on the lookout for the big, bad, and ugly causes of our patients’ complaints in the Emergency Department. Someone has epistaxis and we think about bleeding disorders. If a patient is limping, we know it may be…