Periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, cervical adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome may be encountered in the ED, so let us review how to manage it.
Strep pharyngitis testing is common in the ED, but we may be a little excessive in our search for strep pharyngitis in toddlers (< 3 years of age). Let us take a minute to review the guidelines.
For this Morsel, let us consider the new AAP guidelines and the evaluation and management of the well-appearing febrile infant 8 to 28 days of age.
For this Morsel, let us consider the new AAP guidelines and the evaluation and management of the well-appearing febrile infant 29 to 60 days of age.
Sinusitis is often diagnosed in patients with fever and nasal drainage, but often it is not severe. It can, however, become severe. Let's review Pediatric Sinusitis Complications.
I often think of our medical knowledge as a collection of cross-referenced manilla folders that are stored in giant drawers in a large web of neurons. In the beginning, those folders have labels but are filled with sparse information. Through…
We all know that I am not a “fan” of rashes and this is why I have a general “approach to pediatric rashes.” Part of this approach is perception of “sick vs not sick” and an assessment of the mucous…