Category Archives: EMPEM

Sick Baby: Undifferentiated infant under 3 months

By Eduardo LaCalle, MD Please refer to EMPEM According to the podcasters, 10% of neonates with fever will have a serious bacterial infection (SBI), so full workups indicated in all these patients Important physiologic considerations include changes in circulatory system … Continue reading

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Intussusception

By Eduardo LaCalle, MD Please refer to EMPEM Epidemiology: Incidence (in UK) 1.6 – 4/1000 children Seen more commonly in boys, especially with increasing age Represents about 25% of emergent abdominal surgeries in children < 5 years   Pathophys: Generally … Continue reading

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