Tagged ‘Pediatrics’

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The Critically Ill Infant

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An overview of how to approach the critically ill infant
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Bronchiolitis

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A brief article on bronchiolitis and ED management.
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Accuracy of the Age-Adjusted Quick SOFA Score in Children

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The sepsis 3 guidelines recommended the use of the Sepsis Related Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score for early identification of sepsis in adults (Singer 2016, PMID: 26903338). An abbreviated version of SOFA (Quick SOFA or qSOFA) includes variables available at the bedside in the ED (systolic BP,
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Predicting Escalated Care in Infants With Bronchiolitis

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Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract infection and the most common cause of admission in infants. Approximately 10% will require some airway support. The ability to identify those at risk for escalation of care would allow for appropriate disposition decisions.
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Intussusception

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A brief article on intussusception.
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Febrile Seizures

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A brief article on febrile seizures.
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Pediatric Femur Fractures

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This post delves into the nuances of pediatric femoral shaft fractures.
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