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Small, but Deadly: Nine Pediatric Toxic Ingestions that Can be Fatal at Low Doses Part 1. Single-Pill Killers Introduction In this issue of EM Resident we present Part One in a two-part series on tox
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Pediatric Nerve Blocks From the October 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Pediatric Nerve Blocks: An Evidence-Based Approach.” Reprinted with permission. To access your EMRA memb
Scorpion's Sting Christine Huang, MD, EM Pediatric Resident, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Background There are over 1,500 species of scorpions worldwide, of which only about 50 are dangerous eno
Influenza and the Flu Vaccine Approximately 90% of children who died from influenza in 2013 were not vaccinated. An estimated 10-20% of the world's population is infected annually with influenza. Up
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Electrical Injuries in Children From the September 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach to Electrical Injuries in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To
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Adult-Sized Problems It was one of my first shifts of residency after spending a few years with the U.S. Marines. Until recently, I had not treated a patient under the age of 17 since my internship t
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A Reflection on Mental Health and Emergency Medicine After a knock on the door, I entered the hospital room to find Lisa, a 12-year-old patient who was seated on the exam table, eyes fixed on her sho