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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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PEMCARS (Pediatric Emergency Medicine Critical Article Review) V3.0, 2019

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The new version of the PEM CARS iBook (V3.0, 2019) has been released! 200 comprehensive, critical article reviews on PEM literature available for free.

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Congratulations and many thanks to the NYU/Bellevue Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows and faculty that have put in a considerable amount of effort to make this happen.  
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Radial Head Subluxation

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An overview of Nursemaid’s Elbow — how to spot them and how to pop them back in.
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Delayed Presentations to Emergency Departments of Children with Head Injury: A PREDICT Study

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Blunt head trauma in the pediatric patient is a common presentation to emergency departments. Clinical decision rules such as the PECARN rule (Lancet. 2009, PubMed ID: 19758692), CATCH rule (CMAJ 2010,
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