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Pediatric Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Recognition and Management in the Emergency Department - Trauma EXTRA Supplement (Trauma CME)
Jan 20202,415 views
This Pediatric Trauma EXTRA CME supplement (free to Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice subscribers) provides evidence-based recommendations for the evaluation and management of pediatric patients who present with blunt abdominal trauma. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma CME credits. CME expires on 1/15/2023.
Acute Appendicitis in Pediatric Patients: An Evidence-Based Review
Sep 20193,323 views
This issue provides guidance for the management of children with appendicitis, including recommendations for diagnostic studies, pain management, prophylactic antibiotics, and surgical consultation. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 09/01/2022.
Emergency Department Management of Patients With Complications of Bariatric Surgery
Jul 20191,352 views
As bariatric surgery for weight loss becomes increasingly common, more patients are presenting to the ED with complications. This issue reviews the most common types of surgery, their early and late complications, and diagnostic and management options. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 07/01/2022.
Assessing Abdominal Pain in Adults: A Rational, Cost-Effective, and Evidence-Based Strategy
Jun 20194,166 views
Improve ED assessment of patients with abdominal pain by using strategies that emphasize safe disposition over diagnosis. Recognize high-risk patients and dangerous mimics and choose testing, imaging, and consultation that will improve outcomes. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. CME expires on 06/01/2022.
Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Flares in the Emergency Department
Nov 20171,250 views
This issue reviews the literature on management of IBD flares in the emergency department, including laboratory testing, imaging, and identification of surgical emergencies, emphasizing the importance of coordination of care with specialists on treatment plans and offering patients resources for ongoing support. (No CME for this activity).
Emergency Management of Renal and Genitourinary Trauma: Best Practices Update
Aug 2017694 views
This review provides a best-practice approach to the diagnosis and management of renal and genitourinary injuries, with an emphasis on the systematic approach needed to identify subtle injuries and avoid long-term urinary sequelae such as hypertension, incontinence, erectile dysfunction, chronic kidney disease, and nephrectomy. (No CME for this activity).
Module 16.4: Evidence-Based Management Of Suspected Appendicitis
Oct 2016
Appendicitis is the most common surgical disease of the abdomen. This CME module weighs scans vs. scores to reduce risks of radiation, misses and perforations. You'll learn objective, validated, and defensible approaches for improving appendicitis outcomes for adult and pediatric patients.
Module 16.2: Evidence-Based Diagnosis And Treatment Of Torsion Of The Spermatic Cord In The Pediatric Patient
Jun 2016
Sometimes scrotal pain is a sign of testicular torsion, but not always. ED CLEAR, a patient safety program, helps ED teams stratify torsion risk and eliminate castration by procrastination.
Evidence-Based Management Of Caustic Exposures In The Emergency Department
May 2016
Diagnosis and treatment of caustic ingestions and exposures, including staging, pathophysiology, and surgical consult. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.25 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 05/01/2019.
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Complications In Children: An Evidence-Based Approach To Emergency Department Management
Feb 2016659 views
This review summarizes the literature on complications of ventriculoperitoneal shunts, examines the literature regarding the workup and management of patients with ventriculoperitoneal shunts, and makes recommendations for the management of these patients in the emergency department.
Best Practices In The Emergency Department Management Of Children With Special Needs
Jun 2015
Best approaches to managing common problems with enteral feeding tubes, tracheostomies, and ventricular shunts, and in sedating a pediatric patient with autism or developmental delays. Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 0.75 Pharmacology CME credits. CME expires on 06/01/2018.
Emergency Department Evaluation And Management Of Patients With Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Apr 2015718 views
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice will focus on the management of patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diagnosing And Managing Ovarian And Adnexal Torsion In Children
Jul 2012
This review looks at the evidence on diagnosing ovarian torsion, focusing particularly on diagnostic imaging modalities and the major guideline recommendations to effectively differentiate ovarian torsion from the many other possible causes of abdominal pain in the pediatric female.
The Evaluation And Management Of Constipation In The Pediatric Emergency Department
Feb 2012
This issue examines existing literature on constipation, though few randomized double-blind, controlled clinical trials of good quality existed in the literature until recently.
Ballistic Injuries In The Emergency Department (Trauma CME)
Dec 2011422 views
This issue reviews the physics of ballistics as it relates to the tracts and patterns of tissue injury caused by different types of firearms and missiles, and it takes a regional approach to reviewing the current evidence for managing gunshot wounds to the head, neck, thorax, abdomen, genitourinary (GU) system, extremities, and soft tissues. Current guidelines as well as new research and evidence regarding fluid resuscitation, airway management, evaluation strategies, drug therapies, and documentation are discussed.
Evidence-Based Management Of Suspected Appendicitis In The Emergency Department
Oct 2011
In this issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, the most current findings in regard to the diagnosis of appendicitis in the emergency department (ED) will be discussed, with particular attention towards elucidating the elements of history, physical examination, and laboratory testing that will most benefit the emergency clinician faced with the dilemma of diagnosing possible appendicitis.
Evidence-Based Diagnosis And Treatment Of Torsion Of The Spermatic Cord In The Pediatric Patient
Oct 2011
This month's issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice will delve into the problem of the male with a possible TOSC. The authors examine existing literature to develop a strong strategy for clinicians that explains what to do and when to do it in the diagnosis and treatment of TOSC.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Emergency Ultrasound
Mar 2011475 views
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice expands on this review and summarizes the existing and best available literature concerning these EUS applications.
Hepatic Failure: An Evidence- Based Approach In The Emergency Department
Apr 2010
This issue of Emergency Medicine Practice focuses on the management of ALF and the acutely symptomatic cirrhotic patient.
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