HIV: post-exposure prophylaxisFrom October 2019, He Barfs... He Scores!
Parul and Jonathan discuss PrEP and PEP, including the clinical indications for using these medications, their efficacy, and resources for both patient and provider for further information. •23min 47Jason Warus, MD and Parul Bhatia, MD
HIV: pre-exposure prophylaxisFrom October 2019, He Barfs... He Scores!
Parul and Jonathan discuss PrEP and PEP, including the clinical indications for using these medications, their efficacy, and resources for both patient and provider for further information. •19min 9Jason Warus, MD and Parul Bhatia, MD
Vancomycin | Part 1From June 2019, Home is Where the Placenta is!
The Michaels discuss the use of vancomycin for treatment of life threatening gram positive infectious in children. They talk about the changing thinking on dosing, important side effects, indication for use of vancomycin or when alternative agents would be preferred. •16min 17Michael Neely, MD and Michael Cosimini, MD
Motion SicknessFrom April 2019, You've Got Me Feeling the Motion
Lisa and Sol break down the car-upholstery-ruining scourge of motion sickness in children. They discuss non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic strategies for prevention and treatment of motion sickness.18min 17Lisa Patel, MD and Solomon Behar, MD
Cephalosporins - Part TwoFrom October 2018, Premature Eructation
Pediatric ID specialist Michael Neely reviews the indications and bacterial coverage of the advanced generation cephalosporins.18min 30Michael Neely, MD and Michael Cosimini, MD
Cephalosporins - Part OneFrom October 2018, Premature Eructation
Pediatric ID specialist Michael Neely discuss how cephalosporins work and which bugs they do and do not kill.15min 51Michael Neely, MD and Michael Cosimini, MD
Aspirin OverdoseFrom August 2018, For Whom the Bell's Tolls
When to suspect aspirin overdose clinically can be tricky. Sol sits down with Ilene Claudius and Elissa Moore to discuss signs, symptoms and management of aspirin overdose.20min 50Elizabeth Moore, DO and Solomon Behar, MD
Over-the-Counter MedicationsFrom August 2018, For Whom the Bell's Tolls
Pediatricians might be surprised at what OTC medications are on the shelf at pharmacies. Homeopathic and supplement treatments are found right next to the OTC FDA regulated medications . We discuss potential hazards of products found on the shelf for parents to buy for their children. Many OTC …14min 58Naline Lai, MD and Julie Kardos, MD
Paper Chase #5 | Doxycycline and Dental StainingFrom February 2018, Copious Amounts Of Discharge Instructions
Unlike tetracycline, doxycycline in us in young children does not appear to cause dental staining.5min 5Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoffrey R. Simon, MD
Paper Chase #4 | Morphine vs IbuprofenFrom February 2018, Copious Amounts Of Discharge Instructions
Both oral morphine and ibuprofen are approximately equally effective at reducing pain after an orthopedic procedure. Oral morphine has far more side effects.6min 26Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoffrey R. Simon, MD
Paper Chase #2 | Steroids and Asthmatic BronchioliticsFrom February 2018, Copious Amounts Of Discharge Instructions
Steroids are ineffective in bronchiolitis.10min 21Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoffrey R. Simon, MD
Juvenile Myoclonic EpilepsyFrom December 2017, You Pierced Your What, Son!?
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 7Jordan Roberts, PA-C and Adrien Selim, MD
Serum Sickness-Like Reaction(SSLR)From July 2017, That Serum is, Like, So Sick!
Serum Sickness and Serum Sickness-Like Reaction should be considered in children who present with fever, acral edema, arthralgias and urticarial rash. SSLR is similar to serum sickness, however it pathologically distinct and not a type III hypersensitivity reaction.13min 4Mizuho Morrison, DO and Solomon Behar, MD
Paper Chase 2 - When is Cough Functional, and How Should It Be Treated?From June 2017, Unhappy Campers
Discuss current literature that impacts pediatric practice.9min 39Roy Benaroch, MD and Geoffrey R. Simon, MD
Cross Reactivity of PCN and CephalosporinsFrom January 2017, The Young and the Ouchless
Heidi, Vanessa and Brian Hayes discuss the concern and misconceptions of penicillin cross-reactivity with cephalosporins.12min 7Brian Hayes, PharmD, Heidi James, MD, and Vanessa Cardy, MD
Medication ErrorsFrom October 2016, Trouble with the Cord
Discuss prevention of medication errors in pediatric patients.20min 31Ann Dietrich, MD and Aaron Bright, MD
Underutilizing Epi for AnaphylaxisFrom April 2016, Parental Discretion Required (for the Doctor)
Regardless of your specialty, we as medical providers are underutilizing epinephrine. Culturally most of us feel that we should only reach for this medication when there is shock or impending closure of the airway. However the reality is, epinephrine is relatively safe, life saving and much faster …18min 30Howie Mell, MD, Bryan Hayes, PharmD, Aaron Bright, MD, and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Peds Status EpilepticusFrom February 2016, Nice Dermatitides
Pediatric status epilepticus can be complex and challenging to manage. Every pediatric emergency department and pediatric critical care should have a hospital wide algorithm to help decrease errors and facilitate best patient practices. Liza Kearl MD, Sol Behar MD & Mizuho Spangler DO discuss a …24min 19Liza Kearl, MD, Solomon Behar, MD, and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Lidocaine OverdoseFrom January 2016, Shake n Bake Shorties
Lidocaine containing topical anesthetics are used everyday them many forms but if given in accidentally high doses, and is absorbed systemically, it can have deleterious consequences. We discuss a case of lidocaine toxicity and then further discuss its controversial management. •19min 51Eugene Izsak, MD, Mizuho Morrison, DO, Stuart Swadron, MD FAAEM, and Sean Nordt MD, PharmD