Episode 85: Clinical care Tips – Intermittent Conditions, being a Trainee and Starting with The Basics

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What do you do when the patient in front of you has no symptoms (at the moment). Why you should enjoy being in training and what all of us PEM clinicians should know very well.    Please consider contributing to PEM Rules at https://ko-fi.com/pemrules And check out www.pemrules.com    Copyright PEM Rules LLC     DISCLAIMER By listening to this …

Off Schedule Episode: (Another) Case of Pediatric Acute Pneumonia

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Hours after last weeks episode was published I heard from Dr. Jay Fisher about a very similar (and unfortunate) case one of his APP’s had in their ED. I decide to bring Jay to the show (again) to discuss the case so we can all learn from this experience.  Below is the link to the patient’s Chest X rays. https://pemrules.com/pneumonia-patient/ …

Episode 80: How to Handle Neurosurgical Emergencies in the Peds ER? Interview with a Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Todd Hankinson

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As a PEM Physician, I get to take care of children with neurosurgical problems fairly often. Sometimes it is children with known issues such as hydrocephalus with a shunt and sometimes it is a patient with traumatic injury.  Pediatric neurosergeons are often life savers in those situations. Here is a conversation I had with Dr. Todd Hankinson, a Pediatric Neurosurgeon …

Episode 78: Interview with Jason Zamkoff, a Pediatric Hospitalist In Denver CO.

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Probably the Pediatric Sub-specialists I interact with the most are the pediatric hospitalists. Not only they accept my admissions but often give advice about the work up that the patient needs and serve as an extension of the Pediatric Emergency Department. That is why I invited Jason Zamkoff, a Pediatric Hospitalist from Denver CO to talk about the relationship between …