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Diagnosis and Management of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Associated Complications
Dec 2017
This issue reviews the signs and symptoms of GAS pharyngitis, as well as associated complications, and provides recommendations for appropriate treatment that focuses on reducing the severity and duration of symptoms, reducing the incidence of nonsuppurative complications, and reducing transmission.
Management of Airway Obstruction and Stridor in Pediatric Patients
Nov 2017
This issue discusses the most common as well as the life-threatening etiologies of acute and chronic stridor and its management in the emergency department.
Pediatric Wound Care and Management in the Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Oct 2017
This issue reviews evidence-based recommendations for wound care and management, including wound cleansing and irrigation, anxiolysis/sedation techniques, closure methods, and post-repair wound care.
Pediatric Orthopedic Injuries: Evidence-Based Management in the Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Sep 2017
This issue reviews the etiology and pathophysiology of child-specific fractures, as well as common injuries of the upper and lower extremities. Evidence-based recommendations for management of pediatric fractures, including appropriate diagnostic studies and treatment, are also discussed.
Pediatric Heat-Related Illness: Recommendations for Prevention and Management
Aug 2017
This issue presents evidence-based recommendations and best practices in heat-illness resuscitation, including managing children who are obese, have special needs or take medications, and advocacy for prevention strategies.
Nonaccidental Injury in Pediatric Patients: Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment (Trauma CME)
Jul 2017
This issue provides guidance regarding factors that contribute to abuse in children, key findings on history and physical examination that should trigger an evaluation for physical abuse, and laboratory and radiologic tests to perform when child abuse is suspected.
Vascular Access in Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department: Types of Access, Indications, and Complications
Jun 2017
In this issue, the indications and complications of peripheral intravenous access, intraosseous access, and central venous access are reviewed.
Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Patients: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department
May 2017
Outcome-oriented information and guidance to help emergency physicians diagnose and stage kidney injury, monitor intravascular volume status, avoid nephrotoxic medication exposure, and know when to involve a pediatric nephrologist once acute kidney injury is diagnosed.
Syncope In Pediatric Patients: A Practical Approach To Differential Diagnosis And Management In The Emergency Department
Apr 2017
Differential diagnosis and treatment of pediatric syncope in the emergency department, including spotting red flags for cardiac syncope.
Pneumothorax In Pediatric Patients: Management Strategies To Improve Patient Outcomes
Mar 2017
Guidelines on diagnosing and treating primary spontaneous pneumothorax and secondary pneumothorax in children, including high-risk situations such as tension physiology and the range of interventions available to the emergency physician.
Diphtheria, Pertussis, And Tetanus: Evidence-Based Management Of Pediatric Patients In The Emergency Department
Feb 2017
Diagnosis and recommended emergency room treatment and management of diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus, including isolation protocol and obtaining diphtheria antitoxin from the CDC.
Altered Level Of Consciousness: Evidence-Based Management In The Emergency Department
Jan 2017
Alerted level of consciousness in a child can have many causes, some life-threatening. Mnemonics such as
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases In Pediatric Patients: A Review Of Measles, Mumps, Rubella, And Varicella
Dec 2016
Recognize the distinctive features of rashes associated with measles, rubella, and varicella; identify children at risk for severe complications; and evaluate treatment options.
Managing Acute Complications Of Sickle Cell Disease In Pediatric Patients
Nov 2016
Emergency room management of common acute complications of sickle cell disease in children: Vaso-occlusive crisis, acute chest syndrome, stroke, priapism, and transient red cell anemia; and guidelines for rapid pain treatment of VOC.
Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Children: An Evidence-Based Review Of Emergency Department Management (Trauma CME)
Oct 2016
Methods to maintain adequate oxygenation, maximize management of intracranial hypertension, and optimize blood pressure in the emergency department to improve neurologic outcomes following pediatric severe traumatic brain injury.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Children: Diagnosis And Management In The Emergency Department
Sep 2016
2016 review covering the limitations of routine pulse oximetry and carboxyhemoglobin measurement in diagnosing pediatric CO toxicity, NBO as the mainstay of treatment, and indications for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Acute Rheumatic Fever: An Evidence-Based Approach To Diagnosis And Initial Management
Aug 2016
Clinical presentations, diagnosis and emergency department treatment of acute rheumatic fever, a rare sequela that develops two to four weeks after group A streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis.
Ebola Virus Disease: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, And Diagnostic And Therapeutic Modalities
Jul 2016
Information on early diagnosis of EVD, infection control procedures including PPE, and supportive care of children with Ebola, with updated information and guidelines for emergency department preparedness.
Procedural Ultrasound In Pediatric Patients: Techniques And Tips For Accuracy And Safety
Jun 2016
Compares ultrasound guidance to traditional approaches, and describes methods for using point-of-care ultrasound to place peripheral and central lines, and perform lumbar punctures, bladder catheterization, and other procedures.
Congenital Heart Disease In Pediatric Patients: Recognizing The Undiagnosed And Managing Complications In The Emergency Department
May 2016
Recognizing signs and symptoms of undiagnosed CHD in children presenting to the ED, with clinical pathways illustrating steps for initial stabilization and management of shock, cyanosis, or congestive heart failure.
Pediatric Ingestions: Emergency Department Management
Apr 2016
Consensus guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of common pediatric ingestions, and antidotes for specific toxins such as alcohols, acetaminophen, opioids, sulphonylureas and other medications with a high fatality risk, and management of foreign bodies.
Cervical Spinal Injury In Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patients: Management In The Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Mar 2016
Current approaches to pediatric cervical spinal injuries including clearance guidelines for identifying low-risk patients and those who need more advanced imaging with CT or MRI, and management to minimize further spinal cord injury.
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Complications In Children: An Evidence-Based Approach To Emergency Department Management
Feb 2016
Identifies signs and symptoms of ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications and discusses appropriate imaging tests and treatment for VP shunt infection, mechanical failure, and functional failure.
Diagnostic Emergency Ultrasound: Assessment Techniques In The Pediatric Patient
Jan 2016
2016 review of the indications and limitations for emergency ultrasound including which may be life-saving or time-saving, and explains the techniques used for bedside
Management Of Fever And Suspected Infection In Pediatric Patients With Central Venous Catheters
Dec 2015
Identifies common organisms that cause catheter-associated bloodstream infections, provides guidelines for empiric antibiotic therapy for children with central venous catheters, and discusses signs and symptoms of sepsis.
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