July 27, 2020 • Pediatric EM Education • Cutting Edge PEM
Don't be Basic - Caustic Ingestions
It would seem a poor idea to take medical advice from non-medical professionals, for example a president with no formal scientific background, in the realm of toxic and caustic ingestions. Although co...
June 22, 2020 • Cutting Edge PEM
Firecracker and Blast Injuries
As a child, my father told me a story about his neighbor who had a mishap with a firecracker and blew off the second through fourth digits.
June 2, 2020 • Cutting Edge PEM
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 and Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: Preliminary Reports
Most children infected with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) have a mild course of illness.
May 20, 2020 • Pediatric EM Education
Let’s Talk About Sex
As an adolescent and pediatric emergency medicine specialist with an interest in reproductive health, I was asked to write about adolescents and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). So, I’ve put toge...
March 25, 2020 • Cutting Edge PEM
Update on COVID-19 and Pediatric Patients for Emergency Department Physicians
The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving and the healthcare challenges are continuing to increase and evolve. Despite the widespread global incidence and increasing number of cases, the epidemiology ...
January 7, 2020 • Pediatric EM Education
Top Five 2019 Peds Published Articles
The New Year of 2020 has commenced and with it will come new challenges, new opportunities and an abundance of new information.
January 24, 2019 • Cutting Edge PEM
Is it time to rethink fasting times in the emergency department?
The relationship between pre-procedural fasting times and aspiration and/or pulmonary complications are often a topic in anesthesia and sedation literature.