Katherine (Katie) Thompson from IPV Educators is back to discuss some more pearls in regards to abuse and neglect. This time, we talk about dogma regarding the history and physical exam components specifically for pediatric abuse and neglect. We pay particular attention to the incorrect dogma that can impact our management.
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition that requires early recognition and appropriate treatment for the best outcomes. In pediatric cases, this can be more challenging for a variety of reasons including the barriers to obtaining a history and physical, knowing the appropriate dosing of medications, and the general stress of managing sick pediatric patients. We discuss how to manage such patients in this EB Medicine special.
Patrick Bafuma handed over the reigns for this month's EM ID series to Dr. Gita Pensa with Brown University. She interviewed Dr. Colleen Kelly who is a gastroenterologist and also teaches at Brown. In this podcast they talk about two very common GI complaints where antibiotics play a role: upper GI bleeding and C. diff infections.
We talk about point of care ultrasound (POCUS) frequently, but a common favorite topic is the use of ocular ultrasound. This application can provide a vast amount of information quickly and easily. As an added bonus, our main paper discussed in this post used PAs. The week this is being originally posted is National PA Week.
Back by popular demand we have enough podcast to cover 10 important pearls about a particular topic and this one comes from a recently published BMJ article covering Clostridioides difficile (formerly known as Clostridium difficile).
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