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Travel-Related Illnesses in Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

Abdel-Haq 2021). Travel dates can help to exclude certain infections by their incubation periods (Abdel-Haq 2021) Physical examination can sometimes reveal concerning features including hepatomegaly , jaundice or a rash that may guide differential. A study of swiss tourists found they compromised 53.4%

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Summer Penile Syndrome

Pediatric EM Morsels

McGraw Hill; 2021. PMID: 24199728. Shah A, Sobolewski B, Mittiga MR. Summer Penile Syndrome. In: Knoop KJ, Stack LB, Storrow AB, Thurman R. The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 5e. Accessed September 06, 2023. link] Smith GA, Sharma V, Knapp JF, Shields BJ.

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SGEM Xtra: Dogmalysis 2021

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Date: February 19th, 2021 This is an SGEM Xtra episode. I had the honour of presenting at the Lehigh Valley Health Network Grand Rounds on February 4th, 2021. Date: February 19th, 2021 This is an SGEM Xtra episode. I had the honour of presenting at the Lehigh Valley Health Network Grand Rounds on February 4th, 2021.

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Typhoid Fever in Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

The most common countries of acquisition were Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan (Forster 2021) For travelers, the peak incidence occurs at age 10 and those who are visiting to their country of birth. Rauniyar 2021) Up to 10% of patients may present with constipation as opposed to diarrhea. Shah 2021).

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SGEM Xtra: Happy New Year 2021

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Date: January 7th, 2021 Happy New Years to all the SGEMers. There were only four episodes that directly addressed […] The post SGEM Xtra: Happy New Year 2021 first appeared on The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine. Date: January 7th, 2021 Happy New Years to all the SGEMers. I know 2020 has been a bit of a dumpster fire.

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Calcium OHCA | NEAR4KIDS | Syncope Calculator | Limit Cardiac Tests | Top Articles 2021

JournalFeed

It’s the JournalFeed Podcast for the week of December 27-31, 2021. We cover calcium for OHCA, NEAR4KIDS, Canadian Syncope Calculator, limiting cardiac testing in low risk patients, and the top articles of 2021.

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Vegan Diets in Children

Pediatric EM Morsels

Vegan Diets in Children: Basics Vegan Diets avoid/prohibit consumption of any animal products Exclusion of meat, eggs, honey, dairy products, etc This is often adopted due to heightened concern of animal maltreatment, but also for religious reasons or health benefits Roughly 2-5% of Western nation populations follow a vegan based diet (Sutter, 2021) (..)