Dr. Mona: The Flint Lead Crisis and Patient AdvocacyFrom April 2019, A Maelstrom of Mail!
We all advocate for our patients on a regular basis, but how many of us have blown the whistle on a massive public health crisis? In this segment, Neda interviews Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint, MI pediatrician who opened the world’s eyes to lead in the water that was poisoning Flint’s citizens …20min 24Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
TIDBSI: Doxycycline in KidsFrom April 2019, A Maelstrom of Mail!
Our Things I Do But Should I duo is on a myth-busting streak! In this segment, they explore whether or not we really need to avoid doxycycline for Lyme prophylaxis in kids under the age of 8.8min 56Vanessa Gervais, MD and Adrien Selim, MD
BalanoposthitisFrom March 2019, A World of (Bladder) Hurt
Miz and Matt Delaney sit down with Rick Pescatore to discuss a common condition: balanoposthitis. They discuss causes, differential diagnosis and treatment. They discuss the typical disease course, as well as what to do with cases not responding to first line therapy.19min 4Mizuho Morrison, DO, Matthew DeLaney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, and Rick Pescatore, DO
Pediatric StrokeFrom December 2018, Clots and OCP's
Kids can have strokes?! Did you know that pediatric strokes are actually more common than pediatric brain tumors? Miz speaks to Emily Rose MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine specialist on the topic of pediatric stroke. They explore the underlying causes, when to suspect it and how management differs …27min 34Mizuho Morrison, DO and Emily Rose, MD
Diaper RashFrom August 2018, Good Samaritans
Miz and Matt interview Dr.Brittney DeClerck on the diagnosis and management of diaper dermatitis.21min 8Mizuho Morrison, DO, Matthieu DeClerck, MD, and Brittney DeClerck, MD
Paper Chase #2 | When in Doubt, Go Narrow (Spectrum)From April 2018, Will You Be My Facebook Friend?
Broad spectrum antibiotics were not associated with better clinical or patient centered outcomes, but they were associated with higher rates of adverse events. When treating acute sinusitis, otitis media, or strep, aim for narrow spectrum (penicillin, amoxicillin) whenever possible.4min 22Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Paper Chase #4 | Ferrous Sulfate vs Iron Polysaccharide Complex in Kids with IDAFrom April 2018, Will You Be My Facebook Friend?
Ferrous sulfate led to a greater increase in hemoglobin concentration at 12 weeks and higher rates of resolution of iron-deficiency anemia compared with iron polysaccharide complex. Good old, tried-and-true ferrous sulfate for the win.5min 34Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Claire Wineland Part IIIFrom February 2018, The Tragically Sore Hip
Over the past three months we have had the honor of hearing from Claire Wineland, a remarkable 20 yo woman living with cystic fibrosis. Her perspective on dying stems from her motivation for living. Its a powerful piece, one that you don't want to miss.15min 32Claire Wineland and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Living with Cystic Fibrosis: Part IIFrom January 2018, A Feverish Frenzy!
Mizuho sits down with Claire Wineland a patient with Cystic fibrosis to learn what it is like to live with a chronic progressive terminal illness and helps change the narrative for healthcare workers.15min 45Mizuho Morrison, DO and Claire Wineland
Living With CFFrom December 2017, Jingle, Jingle
Mizuho sits down with Claire Wineland a patient with Cystic fibrosis to learn what it is like to live with a chronic progressive terminal illness. Claire opens up about her experience. •16min 2Claire Wineland and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Paper Chase #4 - Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on URTIs in KidsFrom November 2017, Lytes and Bites
Among healthy children aged 1 to 5 years, daily administration of 2000 IU compared with 400 IU of vitamin D supplementation did not reduce overall wintertime upper respiratory tract infections.4min 44Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Case of the Month: Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy (JME)From November 2017, Lytes and Bites
JME accounts for 5-10% of epilepsy syndromes. It predominantly affects adolescents and young adults. The hallmark symptoms are absence seizures, myclonic jerks, and later, generalized tonic-clonic seizures.15min 23Jordan Roberts, PA-C and Adrien Selim, MD
Pediatric Vaccine ComplicationsFrom November 2017, Lytes and Bites
Dr Sacchetti reviews the different types of vaccines and adverse reactions. •16min 6Heidi James, MD and Solomon Behar, MD
My kid is Freakin’ Seizing!! Simple Febrile SeizuresFrom October 2017, It's Bloody Halloween!
Simple febrile seizures are common and they are terrifying for parents. In this chapter, Casey reviews the AAP’s 2011 guidelines, reviews appropriate evaluation, discusses follow up recommendations, and emphasizes the importance of parental education and reassurance.20min 39Casey Parker, MD
Dry DrowningFrom July 2017, Dry Drowning
There has been so much inaccurate information about DRY DROWNING, that we felt the need to demystify the fears. Two Pediatric Emergency medicine experts, Dr.Sol Behar and Dr.Semple-Hess discuss the real facts about drowning. Take a listen.14min 57Janet Semple-Hess, MD, Solomon Behar, MD, and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Paper Chase 5 - SSRI Use in Pregnancy and AutismFrom July 2017, Be Kind and Enjoy Life
Does exposure to serotonergic antidepressants in utero lead to increased chancen of an autism spectrum diagnoses? Yes. But not in the statistically significant sort of way.3min 11Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Ankyloglossia: To Snip or not to Snip?From July 2017, Be Kind and Enjoy Life
Who knew that a such a tiny bit of tissue could cause such contention? Practitioners are split on the question of “do babies with ankyloglossia require frenotomy?”. Casey brings us evidence and opinion from both camps. •9min 43Casey Parker, MD
Toilet TrainingFrom July 2017, Be Kind and Enjoy Life
Learn practical tips on potty training for typical and atypical developing children.26min 23Cody Hostutler, PhD, Melissa Winterhalter, MD, Ann Dietrich, MD, and Solomon Behar, MD
Things I Do, But Should I? Wound RepairFrom June 2017, Legions of Lesions
In this Things I Do But Should I segment, Vanessa and Adrien review the use of absorbable sutures in pediatric patients AND the use of tap water to irrigate wounds before suturing. Evidence strongly supports the use of absorbable sutures with no concern re decreased cosmesis. This is good news …9min 25Vanessa Cardy, MD and Adrien Selim, MD
Cancer Guidelines, Anti-Diarrheal Meds and Codeine in KidsFrom May 2017, Cancer Guidelines, Anti-Diarrheal Meds and Codeine in Kids
Andrew and Vanessa bring us what’s hot in medical news this month: the USPSTF revamps its prostate cancer guidelines, people are overdosing on anti-diarrheal medications (no, we’re not full of it), and the FDA warns against codeine and tramadol use in children.6min 31Andrew Buelt, DO and Vanessa Cardy, MD
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