PEM Review 022 – NEW FOAMed // LISFRANC INJURY // TEG // TRAUMA // BRUEs //

           PAEDIATRICFOAM.COM Firstly, an unashamed plug for a new project I am excited to be involved with. The London School of Paediatrics is venturing into the FOAMed world, and our new site is launching this month – you can see it here http://www.paediatricfoam.com. Take a look at @jround999’s brilliant ‘Inotropes made simple’ or this post by yours truly on Kawasaki Disease.    DON’T PUT YOUR … Continue reading PEM Review 022 – NEW FOAMed // LISFRANC INJURY // TEG // TRAUMA // BRUEs //

PEM review 017: ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE // CONSENT // INJURIES // H.U.S // NIGHTS

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Happy new year! 2015 was a busy one for this new blog – over 15,000 hits from 120 different countries – unbelievable 🙂 Thank you to everyone who has visited, commented, contributed, and welcomed me to the FOAMed community. In 2016 you will be seeing more of the popular PEM Reviews, but also a variety of other posts; always happy to take feedback and suggestions of what you’d like more of. Onwards!

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PEM Review 014 – MIGRAINE // POPS SCORE // SEPTIC ARTHRITIS // APPENDICITIS // FRACTURES

PEMgeek3Welcome all new UK paeds ST1 doctors starting out this week – and congrats on choosing the best speciality in medicine 😉

Plenty of PEM FOAMed for everyone in this Review – stay up to date with management of paediatric migraine, septic arthritis and intranasal pain relief, plus plenty more:

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PEM Review 013 – CANNULATION // NIGHT SHIFTS // FEBRILE CONVULSIONS // COMMUNICATION // ENT

PEMgeek3This week: anaesthetists share their trade secrets, ED doctors talk about coping with night shifts, and the IV salbutamol vs IV aminophylline debate is revisited (plus loads more):

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PEM Review 012 – INJURIES // MEASLES // CHILD ABUSE // SEDATION // TONGUE LACERATIONS

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Hello to all the doctors who started Paediatric or Emergency Department rotations in the UK last week. I’ve tried to pick a few things for this review that will be useful for new starters. If you’re keen for even more resources that will help you hit the ground running when it comes to dealing with kids in the ED, the previous reviews on this site over the past few months have PLENTY to keep you busy. Continue reading “PEM Review 012 – INJURIES // MEASLES // CHILD ABUSE // SEDATION // TONGUE LACERATIONS”