Category Name: PEM Playbook

PEM Playbook

PEM Playbook – MI in Children

Myocardial infarction (MI) in children is uncommon, but underdiagnosed. This is due to two main factors: the etiologies are varied; and the presenting symptoms are “atypical”.

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PEM Playbook – Neonatal Jaundice

Most newborns will have some jaundice.  Most jaundice is benign. So, how can we sort through the various presentations and keep our newborns safe?

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PEM Playbook – Urine Trouble

When should you commit to getting urine? When can you wait? When should you forgo testing altogether?

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PEM Playbook – Bronchiolitis

'Tis the season of... bronchiolitis. Listen and read about the latest play with the coach, Tim Horeczko.

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PEM Playbook – GI Bleeding in Children

Blood in the vomit. Blood in the stool. Blood in the diaper. How far do I go in my investigation? What do I really have to worry about? The differential diagnosis of GI bleeding in children is broad.

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PEM Playbook – Please Stop Limping

“She won’t walk“, or “He just looks like he’s limping“. So many things can be going on — how do we tackle this chief complaint? You’re dreading a big work-up. You almost want to tell the kid: please, STOP LIMPING…