Tagged ‘Pediatrics’

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Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura

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An overview of Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura and its management in the ED.
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Pediatric Foreign Bodies

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An overview of Pediatric Foreign Bodies and their management in the ED.
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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

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An overview of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and its management in the ED
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Neonatal Intestinal Emergencies

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Neonatal Intestinal Emergencies
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Pediatric Head Trauma

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An overview of how to approach head trauma in our pediatric patients.
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Lidocaine-Epinephrine-Tetracaine Gel is More Efficient than EMLA and Mepivacaine Injection During Skin Repair in Children: A Prospective, Propensity Score Matched Two-Center Study

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Lacerations are a common cause of visits to the pediatric emergency department. Laceration repair can be a traumatizing experience. The use of topical anesthetics may obviate the need for infiltrative anesthetics.
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Early Subthreshold Aerobic Exercise for Sport-Related Concussion: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Recommendations that “rest is best” for concussions are based on animal research and consensus opinion. Recent evidence suggests that strict limitation of activity may not be beneficial. A small clinical trial (n=88) of pediatric patients with acute concussion randomized patients to “strict rest” for 5 days and “usual care” defined as 1-2 days of rest and then a gradual return to activities.
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Post-Infectious Glomerulonephritis

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A look at this post-infectious process that can range from asymptomatic hematuria to florid renal failure and acute nephrotic syndrome.
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