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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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Earthquake in China: Latest Updates

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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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Sedentary Lifestyle and Cancer Risk: A Concerning Connection

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How a sedentary lifestyle can increase the risk of developing cancer Correlation between Sedentary Life and Cancer A 2014 meta-analysis examined data from over 68,000 cancer cases and found that prolonged sedentary behaviors, such as watching TV or sitting for work, are associated with an increased risk of colon, endometrial, and lung cancer.

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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.

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Innovation and Challenges in the Future of Oncologic Treatment The Birth of a Revolution: Genenta and Genetic Therapy The story of Genenta began in 2014, as a spin-off from the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan.