Test Your Knowledge: Pediatric Chest Pain

Pediatric chest pain is a relatively common presenting complaint, but identifying serious pathologies without overtesting patients…

Concussion Q&A

Questions: Is it necessary to image everyone with a head injury and symptoms? What symptoms constitute…

Canadian Head CT Rule

The Canadian Head CT Rule was originally published in 20011 and validated in 20052. There have been…

Glascow Coma Scale (GCS)

For children < 2 years old, see the pediatric GCS. Eyes 4pt – Open spontaneously 3pt…

Glascow Coma Scale – Pediatric (pGCS)

For use in children age <2. If Child over 2 years old, standard GCS has been shown to…

Test Your Knowledge: Acute Joint Pain in the Emergency Department

 Acute monoarticular and polyarticular joint pain that results from infection, trauma, and autoimmune and inflammatory processes…

PECARN Head CT Rule

The PECARN head injury rule was derived in a population of patients younger than 18 years…

What’s Your Diagnosis? Diagnosis and Management of Acute Joint Pain in the ED

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

Test Your Knowledge: Pediatric Electrical Injuries in the Emergency Department

Electrical injuries in pediatric patients are uncommon but can be life-threatening and require efficient and effective…