Tagged ‘Pediatrics’

Journal Review

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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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Journal Review

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Fever without source in infants less than three months old presents a difficult diagnostic dilemma for ED physicians.  Over the past 25 years several algorithms have been developed to help guide clinicians,
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Core

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This posts discusses the identification and management of the pediatric septic hip as well as differentiation from toxic synovitis.
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Case of the Month

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Abnormal movements x1 week
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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: , , , October 20th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Iatrogenesis is an adverse patient condition directly resulting from medical treatment or error, occurring in nearly 4% of hospitalizations with 50% being preventable and 14% resulting in death (Berwick 1999,
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Core

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ALTEs are relatively common presentations requiring thorough assessment and careful consideration for disposition.
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