It’s a busy shift. Today no one seems to have a chief complaint.
Someone sends a troponin on a child. Good, bad, or ugly, how are you going to interpret the result?
And while we’re at it – what labs do I need to be careful with in children – sometimes the normal ranges of common labs can...
Pediatric airway management is a skill that integrates the three types of knowledge as described by the ancient Greeks:
Episteme — theoretical knowledge
Techne — technical knowledge
Phronesis — practical wisdom — also called prudence.
Here we’ll invoke each type of knowledge and unde...
Intranasal medications, if understood and employed properly, are a great choice to avoid an IV or as a bridge until IV access is obtained.
Learn the strengths and limits of intranasal fentanyl, midazolam, ketamine, and dexmedetomidine.
In the young child, vomiting is the great imitator: Gastrointestinal, Neurologic, Metabolic, Respiratory, Renal, Infectious, Endocrine, Toxin-related, even Behavioral. To help us organize, below is a review of can’t-miss diagnoses by age.
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