Clinical Pathway for Managing Pediatric Patients with Lead Poisoning

Our recent issue Lead Poisoning in Children: Emergency Department Recognition and Management will prepare the emergency clinician to…

Test Your Knowledge: Ultrasound-Guided Pediatric Nerve Blocks in the ED

Analgesia in pediatric patients is critical for minimizing discomfort and maximizing satisfaction for both the patients…

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia spirochete species. In North America, Borrelia burgdorferi is the primary pathogen. In Europe…

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract infection in infants and young children aged <…

Lead Poisoning

Why do we care? The April, 2022 Peds EMP Article is on the topic of Lead…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Lead Poisoning in Children

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

Decision-Making Help for Managing Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia in the ED

Hyperbilirubinemia is one the most common reasons for emergency department visits for the neonate. Most cases…

Test Your Knowledge: Current Practice and Pitfalls of Select Biomarkers in the Emergency Care of Children 

Specific biomarker levels can help differentiate children who require emergent medical interventions, such as procedures, surgeries,…

Pediatric Magnet Ingestion

Known magnet ingestion or GI symptoms with known magnets available to child: Obtain abdominal X-ray (1…