Tagged ‘Pediatrics’

Journal Review

MgSO4 in Pediatric Asthma – Meta-Analysis

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Acute asthma exacerbations are a common presentation to pediatric emergency departments (EDs). Standard treatment with inhaled beta agonists and corticosteroids are often sufficient in mild asthma but can fall short in the treatment of moderate to severe exacerbations.
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High-Flow Nasal Canula in Bronchiolitis

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This analysis was originally posted on REBEL EM here

Bronchiolitis is an acute inflammatory injury of the distal smaller airways, most commonly caused by viral infections.  There have been a host of medications studied in the treatment of bronchiolitis,
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Core

Button Battery Ingestion

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Button battery ingestions can have disastrous complications. This post is a guide to management.
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Core

Croup (Laryngotracheobronchitis)

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This post explores the diagnosis and management of croup.
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Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures

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This post dives into the management of supracondylar fractures and talks about some of the complications to look out for.
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