Test Your Knowledge: Angioedema in the Emergency Department

Angioedema is a histamine- or bradykinin-mediated response that can be acquired, hereditary, or idiopathic. Manifestations include…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Angioedema in the ED

Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge! But before we begin, check to see if…

Test Your Knowledge: Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis in the ED

An acute allergic reaction is a rapid-onset, IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reaction. Although it is most commonly caused…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Management of Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis in the ED

Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge! But before we begin, check to see if…

Penicillin Cephalosporin Cross-Reactivity

According to the CDC: Approximately 10% of all U.S. patients report having an allergic reaction to…

Test Your Knowledge: Failure to Thrive

Failure to thrive (FTT) is a relatively common presentation in the emergency department. Up to 90%…

What’s Your Diagnosis? A 6-Month-Old Boy Who Presents With Poor Weight Gain

Welcome to this month’s What’s Your Diagnosis Challenge! Case Presentation: a 6-month-old boy who presents with…

Test Your Knowledge: Pediatric Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis Management in the ED

Septic arthritis and osteomyelitis often present with a subacute course of illness and vague signs and…

Pitfalls To Avoid With Septic Arthritis And Osteomyelitis In Pediatric Patients

Septic arthritis and osteomyelitis often present with a subacute course of illness and vague signs and…