Tag Pulmonary embolism

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,…

Hemoptysis in Children

Hemoptysis in Children
A child spewing bright red blood across the room will likely grab your attention, and potentially ruin your day. Fortunately, it is a rare event, but it is the life-threatening rare event that we must remain vigilant for! The post-tonsillectomy…

A-Fib in Kids

A-Fib in Kids
We all know that children are a special population of humans (please don’t say “kids aren’t little adults”- it engenders fear of caring for kids instead of empowering providers for staying abreast of the issues that make caring for kids…