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Deep Venous Thrombosis

Deep Venous Thrombosis DVT
Over the years, the Ped EM Morsels have addressed several conditions that historically are considered to be “adult” problems, but are actually concerns that we may need to have for children also (ex, Cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, Pulmonary Embolism, Glaucoma, Sigmoid Volvulus,…

Leukemia Clues

Leukemia Clues
Many of the PedEM Morsels accentuate the need to be vigilant, although reasonable, and guard against the significant pathology that may present in a benign manner. Often this merely requires maintaining an “active” mind when evaluating children.  The “active” mind…

Neonatal Leukemia

We have discussed numerous common neonatal issues (ex, Analgesia, Umbilical Granuloma, Neonatal Tooth, Hyperbilirubinemia).  Many of us have learned that neonates are challenging and demand respect.  Even the most proficient practitioner will be apprehensive of the sick neonate, given that there are…