American College of Emergency Physicians Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, FACEP
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Children's Hospital and Health Center
University of California, San Diego
Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
San Diego, CA
A 10-day old male presents with bilious emesis. What is the most likely diagnosis?
A 2-week-old-male presents with lethargy and vomiting. His electrolytes reveal sodium of 121 meq/L, potassium of 7.0-meq/l and blood glucose of 40 mg/dl. What is the most likely diagnosis?
The drug of choice for treating a newborn with presumed ductal-dependant cyanotic congenital heart disease is:
How should a neonate with lethargy and a blood sugar of 20mg/dl be treated?
A 2-day-old female presents with abdominal distension and vomiting. She has not yet passed a meconium stool. What is the most likely diagnosis?
A 3-week-old female presents with persistent seizures despite aggressive management with benzodiazepines and phenobarbital. The mother reports giving her daughter some water to "stop her from getting dehydrated." What is the most likely cause of her status epilepticus?
A 1-week-old male presents with some mild erythema around his umbilicus extending onto the abdominal wall. Which of the following is the correct management for this patient?
A 5-day old, well-appearing male is brought to the ED by his mother today because she noted that he has a cluster of vesicles on his scalp. Which of the following should be the management approach?
Which of the following heart rates is most suggestive of supraventricular tachycardia in a newborn?
Vaginal bleeding in a 3-day-old female is:
A 3-week old male presenting to the emergency department with vomiting and altered mental status and acidosis. What additional laboratory test should be included in your evaluation?
Which of the following are causes of shock in the newborn?
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