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Gelastic Seizures: No Laughing Matter

Pediatric EM Morsels

Nicotera, 2024 ] Can have associated autonomic features also: [ Bacus, 2023; Striano, 2017 ] Flushing Pupillary dilation Tachycardia Altered respirations Rare seizure type ~1% of all epilepsies Likely under-reported Ages: Typically seen in children ages 4 to 10 years. 2017 Jun;58 Suppl 2:12-15. Can even become status gelasticus.

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Are local public expenditure reductions associated with increases in inequality in emergency hospitalisation? Time-series analysis of English local authorities from 2010 to 2017

Emergency Medicine Journal

In 2017, a LAD average population was ~170 000. Conclusion Austerity policies implemented in 2010 impacted less deprived local authorities, where emergency admissions and inequalities between neighbourhoods increased, while in the most deprived areas, emergency admissions were unchanged, remaining high and persistent.

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EM Cases Best of 2017 Top 10

Emergency Medicine Cases

Based on a blend of the number of podcast downloads, webpage views, social media engagement, number of positive emails and comments that I received, and my own favs, I'm pleased to bring you the EM Cases Best of 2017 Top 10. The post EM Cases Best of 2017 Top 10 appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases. And here they are.

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Episode 99 Highlights from EMU 2017

Emergency Medicine Cases

North York General Hospital's 30th Annual Emergency Medicine Update (EMU) Conference 2017 featured some of the best talks I've ever heard from the likes of Sara Gray, Amal Mattu, David Carr and many more. The post Episode 99 Highlights from EMU 2017 appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases.

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Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation (CPAM)

Pediatric EM Morsels

I know we already know this, but it especially true when you are talking about trying to obtain images on a wiggling fetus somewhere around the size of a banana. Leblanc C, Baron M, Desselas, E, Phan, MH, Rybak A, Thouvenin G, Lauby C, Irtan S. Congential pulmonary airway malformations: state-of-the-art review for pediatrician’s use. Eur J Pediatr.

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SGEM Xtra: IAEMC 2017 #Puravida

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Date: June 14th, 2017 I had the pleasure of presenting at the Intra America Emergency Medicine Conference (#IAEMC17) held in Costa Rica last month. I had a fantastic time meeting so many wonderful people from […] The post SGEM Xtra: IAEMC 2017 #Puravida first appeared on The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine.

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Typhoid Fever in Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

Let us take a moment to review Typhoid Fever in children : Typhoid Fever: Basics Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi is the causative bacteria and represents 75% of cases of enteric fever (GBD 2017) Salmonella enterica serotypes Paratyphi A, B and C cause Paratyphoid fever which has clinically indistinguishable features.