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Evidence-Based Management Of Skin And Soft-Tissue Infections In Pediatric Patients In The Emergency Department
Feb 2015
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will focus on the management of children with skin and soft-tissue infections, based on the current literature.
Evidence-Based Management Of Kawasaki Disease In The Emergency Department
Jan 2015
This issue reviews the presentation, diagnostic criteria, and management of Kawasaki disease in the emergency department. Emergency clinicians should consider Kawasaki disease as a diagnosis in pediatric patients presenting with prolonged fever, as prompt evaluation and management can significantly decrease the risk of serious cardiac sequelae.
Emergency Department Management Of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding In Pediatric Patients
Dec 2014
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice discusses common differential diagnoses of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and the initial clinical evaluation and management of children with a suspected upper gastrointestinal bleed.
Evidence-Based Management Of Neonatal Vomiting In The Emergency Department
Nov 2014
A systematic approach in the emergency department, as outlined in this review, is required to identify the serious causes of vomiting in the neonate.
An Evidence-Based Approach To The Management Of Hematuria In Children In The Emergency Department
Sep 2014
This review will outline the current literature regarding evaluation and management of pediatric patients who present to the emergency department with hematuria. Obtaining a thorough history and the appropriate diagnostic tests will be discussed in depth.
Pediatric Envenomations: Don't Get Bitten By An Unclear Plan Of Care (Trauma CME)
Aug 2014
This review presents the basic epidemiology of bites and stings of spiders, bees and wasps, fire ants, scorpions, and snakes, but it primarily focuses on the underlying pathophysiology and clinical presentation of the envenomated patient. While the pathophysiology and much of the presentation and treatment are the same for both children and adults, there are occasionally subtle differences, which will be highlighted. The management and disposition of pediatric patients for each type of bite or sting will also be discussed.
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease In The Emergency Department: Managing Flares And Long-Term Complications
Jul 2014
This review goes over complications and diagnostic challenges that the emergency clinician must be cognizant of when evaluating inflammatory bowel disease.
Pediatric Submersion Injuries: Emergency Care And Resuscitation (Trauma CME)
Jun 2014
In this review, passive external, active external, and active internal rewarming techniques for treatment of hypothermic patients are discussed.
Urinary Tract Infection In Children: Emergency Department Diagnostics And Interventions
May 2014
This review will discuss the epidemiology, natural history, and pathophysiology of urinary tract infections in children. Pertinent history and physical examination findings as well as the diagnostic and treatment modalities will be examined, with the goal of providing updated evidence on the varied options in managing a patient once diagnosed.
A Systematic Approach To The Evaluation Of Acute Unexplained Crying In Infants In The Emergency Department
Mar 2014
In this issue, we will review crying as a chief complaint in the emergency department setting and provide a systematic and practical approach to the evaluation of crying infants.
Emergency Department Management Of Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis In Children
Feb 2014
In this issue, a systematic approach to the workup and treatment of a child who presents with possible acute hematogenous osteomyelitis is discussed. The most critical components of the history and physical examination, diagnostic studies, and treatment options are reviewed, including algorithms to guide management. Special populations are given consideration throughout the discussion, and management algorithms are provided.
Pediatric Herpes Simplex Virus Infections: An Evidence-Based Approach To Treatment
Jan 2014
This issue reviews the common clinical presentations of the herpes simplex virus, the life-threatening infections that require expedient identification and management, and recommended treatment regimens.
Emergency Department Readiness For Pediatric Illness And Injury
Dec 2013
This issue reviews the current state of pediatric readiness in emergency departments, the necessary steps to ensure day-to-day readiness, the published guidelines for pediatric readiness, and systems-based innovations in pediatric readiness.
Emergency Management Of Blunt Chest Trauma In Children: An Evidence-Based Approach (Trauma CME)
Nov 2013
This review examines the effects of blunt trauma to the pediatric chest, as well as its relevant etiologies and associated mortality. Diagnostic and treatment options for commonly encountered injuries such as pulmonary contusions, rib fractures, and pneumothoraces are examined. Additionally, this review discusses rarely encountered-yet highly lethal-chest wall injuries such as blunt cardiac injuries, commotio cordis, nonaccidental trauma, and aortic injuries.
Pediatric Nerve Blocks: An Evidence-Based Approach (Trauma CME)
Oct 2013
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice discusses the indications, contraindications, techniques, and cutting-edge technology available for peripheral nerve blocks through an examination of the current literature.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Electrical Injuries In Children (Trauma CME)
Sep 2013
This month's issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will address the management of electrical injuries in the pediatric patient.
Diagnosis And Management Of Motor Vehicle Trauma In Children: An Evidence-Based Review (Trauma CME)
Aug 2013
A critical appraisal of the existing guidelines for the management of motor vehicle trauma and for the use of appropriate child-safety restraints is presented.
Management Of Headache In The Pediatric Emergency Department
Jul 2013
This issue reviews the broad differential of primary and secondary headaches in the pediatric emergency department, summarizes effective strategies for diagnosis, and evaluates the current evidence supporting safe, appropriate treatment.
Capnography In The Pediatric Emergency Department: Clinical Applications
Jun 2013
This issue reviews the technology and physiology involved in measuring exhaled carbon dioxide and the interpretation of waveforms, and it highlights uses for capnography in pediatric patients in the emergency department.
Management Of Acute Asthma In The Pediatric Patient: An Evidence-Based Review
May 2013
This review focuses specifically on evaluation and treatment of pediatric asthma in the emergency department and reviews the current evidence for various modes of treatment.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Managing Acute Otitis Media
Apr 2013
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will present evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis of AOM and will review the efficacy of different treatment modalities.
Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis: An Outpatient Perspective On Evaluation And Management
Mar 2013
This review will acquaint emergency medicine clinicians with the pathophysiology, treatment, and potential complications of this disorder.
Evidence-Based Emergency Management Of The Pediatric Airway
Jan 2013
This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice presents an updated and systematic analysis of key principles regarding the pediatric airway, including newly recognized tips regarding preoxygenation and prevention of desaturation during airway management, the latest on the use of pretreatment, induction, and paralytic agents in pediatric RSI, and highlights the potential pitfalls of tracheal intubation with direct and video laryngoscopy.
Managing Childhood Obesity In The Emergency Department
Nov 2012
This review identifies the causes of pediatric obesity and addresses the comorbidities of pediatric obesity in the emergency department, including impairments in patients' physical and emotional quality of life.
The Role Of Biomarkers In Common Pediatric Emergency Department Complaints: An Evidence-Based Approach
Oct 2012
This review evaluates the literature on 4 biomarkers, including: (1) erythrocyte sedimentation rate, (2) C-reactive protein, (3) interleukin-6, and (4) procalcitonin, and reviews these biomarkers' diagnostic ability when applied to 4 common pediatric clinical scenarios, including: (1) acute meningitis, (2) serious bacterial infection, (3) appendicitis, and (4) septic arthritis.
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