Pediatric Pearl: UTI (February)

FEBRUARY UTI – Hima Khamar Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection By: Hima Khamar, PGY3 In a previous pediatric pearl, we discussed how to treat febrile infants below 60 days. This pearl discussed management of pediatric urinary tract infection (UTI), but also […]

Pediatric Pearl – January PAIN MANAGEMENT & VASO-OCCLUSIVE CRISIS IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE By: Hima Khamar, PGY3  &  Dr. Patel, PGY16 Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a common disease process we encounter in the ED. There are multiple complaints related to […]

Pediatric Pearl

OCTOBER Foreign Body Ingestion – Hima Khamar FOREIGN BODY INGESTION By: Hima Khamar M.D., PGY3 HISTORY WITNESSED or UNWITNESSED Time of ingestion Description of object: Size, Shape, Length, Width Sharp end, similar object for comparison Last meal time History of […]

Case of the Week COW #9

Case of the Week COW #9

CC: “Post Surgical Pain” ; Abdominal pain HPI: 8 year old Male with PMH of Sickle Cell Disease (HbSC), Post-opt Day 10 for laparoscopic splenectomy for recurrent sequestration crises presents to the Emergency Department (ED) complaining of abdominal pain x […]

When kids eat coins

When kids eat coins

Kids eat up your money in more ways than one.  Some may eat it up in the form of $50,000 a year in college tuition and some eat it up as a meal.  For coins that get stuck in the […]