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Summer Penile Syndrome

Pediatric EM Morsels

2014 Jan;46(1):e21-2. Summer Penile Syndrome consists of painless pruritus with circumferential edema of the distal penile shaft just proximal to the glans Basics are the Best! Treatment is supportive. References: Schulert GS, Gigante J. Summer penile syndrome: an acute hypersensitivity reaction. J Emerg Med. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.08.081.

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Travel-Related Illnesses in Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

2014 Dec;31(6):678-87. PMID: 35397349 Hagmann SHF, Han PV, Stauffer WM, Miller AO, Connor BA, Hale DC, Coyle CM, Dahill JD, Marano C, Esposito DH, Kozarsky PE. Travel-associated disease among US residents visiting US GeoSentinel clinics after return from international travel.

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Time to trash proximal tibia and 15 mm IO needle in adult & paediatric cardiac arrest!

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2014 Feb;202(2):418-25. References: Kwong S, Kothary S, Poncinelli LL. Skeletal development of the proximal humerus in the pediatric population: MRI features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.10711. PMID: 24450686. Reid C, Fogg T, Healy G. Deformation of a humeral intraosseous catheter due to positioning for thoracostomy.

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ECG Video Blog #404 (344) — Mobitz I, Mobitz II. or neither?

Ken Grauer, MD

Section 2F ( 6 pages = the " short " Answer ) from my ECG-2014 Pocket Brain book provides quick written review of the AV Blocks ( This is a free download ). . = = A dditional M aterial on T oday's C ASE: — — E CG M edia P EARL # 4 ( 4:3 0 minutes Audio ) : — takes a brief look at the AV Blocks — and focuses on WHEN to suspect Mobitz I.

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Earthquake in China: Latest Updates

Emergency Live

Intensive Rescue Efforts and Climatic Challenges in Northwestern China Devastating Impact of the Earthquake and Initial Response The recent earthquake in northwestern China, one of the deadliest since 2014, has resulted in a tragic toll of over 130 casualties, with 113 people perishing in Gansu province and 18 in Qinghai province.

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Record heat in Brazil and health increasingly at risk

Emergency Live

degrees, a figure not seen since 2014. On the day of the autumn equinox for the Southern Hemisphere, record temperatures continue to be recorded, especially in Brazil Sunday morning, around 10 a.m., perceived temperatures in Rio de Janeiro reached the record figure of 62.3

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Fluoroquinolone Use In Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

Rose 2014) They are the most frequently prescribed class of medications in adults; however, in children they are the least frequently prescribed class , <2% of antibiotics. Hersh 2014) Fluoroquinolone Use in Children: Indications for use Let’s keep this simple, Pseudomonas ! The low dose range (30 mg/kg) did show sporadic lesions.