Pediatric Trauma can be complex. Shock can be complicated. Neurogenic Shock in Children can be very challenging! Let's take a minute to review.
The Glasgow Coma Score in children is useful in the trauma setting, but is it equally useful in all situations. Let's Review.
Closed Head Injury is a common concern in the ED. Fortunately we have PECARN decision rules. Recently the evidence for PECARN's application in the children < 3 months of age has evolved. Let's take a minute to review a ReBaked Morsel.
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.
CBD oil and medical marijuana for pediatric seizures is a topic that we should be familiar with as some patients with epilepsy may being exploring this option as a way to control challenging seizures.
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.