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!
First Do No Harm also includes emotional harm, not just physical. Simple considerations can help prevent pediatric PTSD in the traumatized child
Dextromethorphan use in children ... is it safe or effective for that cough?? Let's Review!
One of the most common questions we get as pediatric emergency physicians is, “What can I do for my child’s cough?” or “How can I make this cough go away?” We like to recommend Honey for children over 12 months of age when…
Keeping Kids Calm in the ED can be challenging. Often, however, simple strategies can help ensure the patient is comfortable and you are able to get a full assessment. Let's Review some of those simple tactics.
Preauricular pits are a common congenital malformation that can become complicated. Let's review how to help manage them appropriately in the Emergency Department.
Dexmedetomidine is becoming more commonly used in the ICU and has potential benefits that make it useful in the ED. Let us spend a minute to review.