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Brain Teaser: When should ketorolac be avoided? August 22, 2019

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Test your knowledge and see how much you know about pediatric pain management in the emergency department.

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The correct answer: C.


Review this Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice issue to get up-to-date on guidance on assessing pain in pediatric patients and provides evidence-based recommendations for developing strategies to successfully manage pain in pediatric patients.

Test Your Knowledge Management of Patients With Complications of Bariatric Surgery August 22, 2019

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As bariatric procedures have become more common, more of these patients present to the emergency department postoperatively. The most common complaints in these patients are abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting.

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The correct answer: A.


Check out the issue on Emergency Department Management of Patients With Complications of Bariatric Surgery to brush up on the subject. Plus earn CME for this topic by purchasing this issue.

Brain Teaser: What is the appropriate management of this infant? July 17, 2019

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Test your knowledge and see how much you know about management and treatment of young infants presenting with fever.

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The correct answer: C.


Review this Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice issue to get up-to-date on novel diagnostic tools such as procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and RNA biosignatures as well as new risk stratification tools such as the Step-by-Step approach and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network prediction rule to determine which febrile young infants require a full sepsis workup and to guide the management of these patients in the emergency department.

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Test Your Knowledge on Assessing Abdominal Pain July 17, 2019

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Patients with abdominal pain are common in the ED, but you need a strategy for quickly identifying patients who are at high risk for life-threatening causes of pain.

The management of abdominal pain has changed significantly in the past 20 years, with increasing emphasis on identifying patients who are at high risk for occult pathology and worse outcomes. Test your knowledge of the most common causes of sudden-onset abdominal pain.

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Check out the issue on Assessing Abdominal Pain in Adults: A Rational, Cost-Effective, and Evidence-Based Strategy to brush up on the subject. Plus earn CME for this topic by purchasing this issue.

Brain Teaser: Do you know which of the following patients meets the criteria for anaphylaxis? June 24, 2019

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Test your knowledge and see how much you know about recognition and treatment of anaphylaxis in pediatric patients.

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The correct answer: A.

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A 2-year-old girl with upper respiratory infection symptoms — Brain Teaser. Do you know the answer? April 18, 2019

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Test your knowledge and see how much you know about diagnosing and managing pediatric community-acquired pneumonia.


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The correct answer: B.

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Trauma Awareness Month Is Almost Here – Test Your Knowledge with Genitourinary Trauma Question April 18, 2019

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A patient suffering blunt abdominal trauma complains of suprapubic pain and has gross hematuria. Initial CT of the abdomen and pelvis with IV contrast is normal. Do yo know the answer?

For trauma patients in the ED, life- and limb-threatening injuries take priority, but renal and genitourinary injury can have long-term consequences for patients, including chronic kidney disease, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, and other serious problems.


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Check out the issue on Emergency Management of Renal and Genitourinary Trauma: Best Practices Update to brush up on the subject.Plus earn CME for this topic by purchasing this issue. 

A 6-year-old girl with a history of sickle cell disease presents with leg pain — Brain Teaser. Do you know the answer? March 23, 2019

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Test your knowledge and see how much you know about treating and managing pediatric hypertension and hypertensive emergencies.


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The correct answer: D.

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A 68-year-old man with past medical history of atrial fibrillation on warfarin presents to the ED after motor vehicle crash — Brain Teaser. Do you know the answer? March 23, 2019

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Test your knowledge and see how much you know about treating and managing blunt cardiac injury in the ED.


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The correct answer: C.

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15-year-old girl presents with irregular periods — Brain Teaser. Do you know the answer? February 26, 2019

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Test your knowledge and see how much you know about treating and managing adolescent gynecologic emergencies.


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The correct answer: A.

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