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IS THERE A DIFFERENCE IN THE CONTAMINATION RATES OF URINE SAMPLES OBTAINED BY BLADDER CATHETERIZATION AND CLEAN-CATCH COLLECTION IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN?

Objective The objective of this study was to compare contamination rates in urine samples obtained by transurethral catheterization...

FOUR-DIMENSIONAL DYNAMIC AIRWAY IMAGING: NEW NONINVASIVE TOOL IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH STRIDOR

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VARIABILITY IN POINT-OF-CARE LUNG ULTRASOUND FINDINGS IN PEDIATRIC COVID-19 PATIENTS: A MULTICENTER CASE SERIES

Point-of-care ultrasound has been described as a useful tool for identification of coronavirus disease 2019 in adults and children....

THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN INITIAL SERUM BICARBONATE LEVELS AND THE MANAGEMENT OF DEHYDRATED CHILDREN IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW

Objectives There is no consensus in the current literature on the relevance of serum bicarbonate levels, cutoff benchmarks and the...

 
 
 

CHARACTERISTICS OF PEDIATRIC FREQUENT USERS OF EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS IN ALBERTA AND ONTARIO

Objectives Emergency department volumes have drawn attention to frequent users but less attention has been paid to children. This study...

RECOGNIZING AND MANAGING STAPHYLOCOCCAL SCALDED SKIN SYNDROME IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome is a superficial blistering disorder caused by exfoliative toxin-releasing strains of Staphylococcus...

 
 
 

DO YOUR KIDS VAPE?: INVESTIGATING PARENT KNOWLEDGE OF ADOLESCENT E-CIGARETTE USE

Objective This study aimed to evaluate parental knowledge of their adolescent's e-cigarette use and their awareness of negative effects. Methods Participants...

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP DIRECTORS' 2021 COLLECTIVE STATEMENT ON VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS AND SECOND LOOKS

No abstract available

 
 
 
Myocarditis Following mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine

MYOCARDITIS FOLLOWING MRNA COVID-19 VACCINE

A growing number of adolescents are being diagnosed with acute myocarditis following mRNA COVID-19 vaccinations. This case describes...

CARDIOVASCULAR EFFECTS OF ENERGY DRINKS IN THE PEDIATRIC POPULATION

Consumption of energy drinks in the pediatric population is correlated with more emergency department visits and causes adverse reactions,...

 
 
 
Tick-Borne Diseases

TICK-BORNE DISEASES

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Tick-Borne Infections

TICK-BORNE INFECTIONS

There are many tick-borne infections that affect children and adolescents in the United States. These illnesses often begin with non-specific...

 
 
 
A Statewide Study of the Epidemiology of Emergency Medical Services' Management of Pediatric Asthma

A STATEWIDE STUDY OF THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES' MANAGEMENT OF PEDIATRIC ASTHMA

Objectives Little is known about emergency medical services' management of pediatric asthma. This study's objective was to describe...

Patient Ethnicity and Pediatric Visits to the Emergency Department for Fever

PATIENT ETHNICITY AND PEDIATRIC VISITS TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR FEVER

Objectives Previous research has identified ethnic differences in parents' beliefs about fever, but whether patient ethnicity is associated...

 
 
 
Feasibility of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Diagnosing Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis in the Emergency Department

FEASIBILITY OF POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND FOR DIAGNOSING HYPERTROPHIC PYLORIC STENOSIS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Objectives This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of point-of-care ultrasound for diagnosing hypertrophic pyloric stenosis...

Improving Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management in Community Emergency Departments Using a Simulation-Based Collaborative Improvement Program

IMPROVING PEDIATRIC DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS MANAGEMENT IN COMMUNITY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS USING A SIMULATION-BASED COLLABORATIVE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Objectives The majority of pediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis present to community emergency departments that are less prepared...

 
 
 
Differences in Clinical Findings Based on the Duration of Symptoms and Age of Children With Ileocolic Intussusception: A Single-Institution Survey in Rural Japan

DIFFERENCES IN CLINICAL FINDINGS BASED ON THE DURATION OF SYMPTOMS AND AGE OF CHILDREN WITH ILEOCOLIC INTUSSUSCEPTION: A SINGLE-INSTITUTION SURVEY IN RURAL JAPAN

Objectives The objective of this study was to determine whether the rates of abdominal pain or irritability, vomiting, and hematochezia...

INTERRATER RELIABILITY OF THE PEDIATRIC ASTHMA SCORE

Objectives The aim of this study was to determine the interrater reliability of the Pediatric Asthma Score and to evaluate the discriminative...

 
 
 

PEDIATRIC TRANSPORT SAFETY COLLABORATIVE: ADVERSE EVENTS WITH PARENTAL PRESENCE DURING PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE TRANSPORT

Objectives In Canada, critically ill pediatric patients require transfer to a tertiary care center for definitive medical and surgical...

EVALUATION OF A PEDIATRIC EARLY WARNING SCORE AS A PREDICTOR OF OCCULT INVASIVE BACTERIAL INFECTION IN THE PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Objectives The aims of the study were to evaluate the diagnostic performance of Pediatric Early Warning Score to predict occult invasive...

 
 
 



Valneva vaccines cancelled by UK just TWO MONTHS ago could be key to beating...

Valneva vaccines cancelled by UK just TWO MONTHS ago could be key to beating Omicron strain

Jabs produced by French firm Valneva could have an advantage over the 'monster' Botswana strain, experts have suggested. The UK cancelled a 100 million dose contract with the... Read more ...

Ten OMICRON "variant" predictions for 2022 and beyond. globalist...

Ten OMICRON "variant" predictions for 2022 and beyond. globalist authoritarian playbook stripped naked

The omicron “variant” media hysteria is pure fiction. It's nothing but a 1984-style Orwellian psychological terrorism operation that has been engineered to keep the populations... Read more ...

COVID-19 vaccines will kill people while making their underlying conditions...

COVID-19 vaccines will kill people while making their underlying conditions appear to be the cause, prominent doctor warns

A prominent South African doctor who played a key role in developing early treatments for COVID-19 has said that the current vaccine campaigns have one purpose: to “control and... Read more ...

Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients...

Rituximab increased odds of COVID-19 hospitalization vs. DMARDs for patients with RA

Baseline use of rituximab compared with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs was associated with worse COVID-19 outcomes in patients with rheumatoid... Read more ...

Countries Need to be Vigilant About Omicron COVID Variant: WHO

Countries Need to be Vigilant About Omicron COVID Variant: WHO

Countries in the South-East Asia region need to scale up surveillance, strengthen public health and social measures, and enhance vaccination coverage as a new variant of COVID... Read more ...

World Health Organization Classifies B.1.1.529 as 'Variant of Concern' Named...

World Health Organization Classifies B.1.1.529 as 'Variant of Concern' Named Omicron

The new COVID variant detected in southern Africa has been classified by the World Health Organisation as the 'Variant of Concern' following the Technical Advisory Group meeting. Read more ...

Ways to Reduce COVID-19 Risks in Dental Offices

Ways to Reduce COVID-19 Risks in Dental Offices

Researchers sought strategies to reduce the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19 and found that adding hydrogen peroxide is indeed a well-rounded approach. Read more ...

New Covid Variant in South Africa Affects People Under 25

New Covid Variant in South Africa Affects People Under 25

New Covid-19 variant found in South Africa could be widely circulating in the country. Young people have to take the utmost precautions to be safe from the virus. Read more ...

New COVID Variant of ‘Concern' Drives U.S. Travel Bans

New COVID Variant of ‘Concern' Drives U.S. Travel Bans

The World Health Organization on Friday classified a new COVID-19 variant from South Africa as a “variant of concern,” which means it could be more contagious, cause more... Read more ...

What Wales' health experts are saying about the new Covid variant named...

What Wales' health experts are saying about the new Covid variant named 'Omicron'

The B.1.1.529 variant is understood to be highly infectious and more resistant to vaccines Read more ...