Tagged ‘Pediatrics’

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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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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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Outcomes of Pediatric Patients with Tachycardia at Discharge

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Tachycardia is a very common abnormal vital sign in the Pediatric Emergency Department (ED). Tachycardia can have numerous underlying causes including less concerning clinical states such as fever, pain, and anxiety but can also be a sign of impending cardiovascular decompensation which occurs in shock,
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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)

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This post delves into the diagnosis and management of SCFE.
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Initiation of Inhaled Corticosteroids During Peds ED Asthma Presentations

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Asthma is a disease entity that all emergency department (ED) providers are expected to be able to manage both quickly and effectively. This is especially true in the pediatric population,
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