Category Name: Peds EM Morsels

Peds EM Morsels

Infectious Diarrhea

Diarrhea is no joking matter (although it can be the butt of many jokes – see what I did there?).

Peds EM Morsels

Omphalitis

Omphalitis – is that a normal umbilical stump or something serious?

Peds EM Morsels

Orbital Cellulitis

In diagnosing sinusitis, we need to remember to be vigilant for the more complex entity: Orbital Cellulitis.

Peds EM Morsels

Pediatric ECG

Electrocardiograms are fun to look at: like abstract art that hangs in a fancy museum, their beauty is often in the eye of the beholder. That being said, they are a vital tool to interpret. There are several situations when the Pediatric ECG is an integral part of the evaluation.

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Pulmonary Hypertensive Crisis

We have previously discussed critical presentations involving hypertension (ex, Hypertensive Crisis, Eclampsia, Pheochromocytoma, Thyroid Storm), but there is another that involves the lungs that we need to add to the library. Let’s review Pulmonary Hypertensive Crisis