Category Name: Peds EM Morsels

In the Literature

Laryngeal Fracture

Few things are more synonymous with pediatric emergency care than “throat pain” and “trauma.” If you are seeing children in the ED right now, I’m sure there is one complaining of sore throat and another has had a recent traumatic injury.

Peds EM Morsels

Vertigo in Children

Let us take a minute to digest a Morsel of goodness on Vertigo in Children.

Peds EM Morsels

Parotitis and Sialadenitis

As many of us salivate over our meals, let us consider the “seemingly simple” condition of Sialadenitis and Parotitis.

Peds EM Morsels

Failure to Thrive

Children have very few responsibilities and even fewer jobs (just ask my kids). The one job young children have is growing.

Peds EM Morsels

Renal Trauma

Seeing blood in a child’s urine will catch a parent’s attention.

Peds EM Morsels

Sentinel Bruising & Abusive Injury

A common theme amongst the Ped EM Morsels is remaining vigilant while maintaining a reasonable approach to the care of children. Many devastating conditions can be quite subtle in their initial presentation.