This video is an online only exclusive, and part of my plenary at the 2016 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference in Ann Arbor Michigan. It focuses on the use of email and texting in medicine and offers helpful tips and discusses several pitfalls of these ubiquitous technologies.
Your personal and online selves insect in unexpected ways. Learn how to exist as a physician online while maintaining a sense of privacy privacy.
AKA "Incorportating innovative educational technology to maximize learning." I originally presented this at the 2014 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference in Philadelphia, PA. In this talk I review "The Stream," which involves the constant flow of information on the internet through services like twitter and blogs. I also discuss "The Cloud," where applications and web-based software exist to synchronize your content across multiple devices nd platforms. I colnclude with ways that you can use "The Gear," the amazing smartphone in your pocket to learn and teach.
This edition of PEMBlog Shorts reviews Diphenhydramine Poisoning.
This edition of PEMBlog Shorts reviews physical exam findings in dehydration with a focus on severity.
This edition of PEMBlog Shorts reviews a handy mnemonic to help you remember the 5 Ts of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease
This edition of PEMBlog Shorts reviews basic modalities oxygen therapy, including blow by, nasal cannula, face mask, partial rebreather and nonrebreather as well as oxygen hoods and tents.
This video details the two bag system for fluid administration for IV fluids in diabetic ketoacidosis. Both bags have equal saline and electrolyte concentrations. One of the two bags has 10% Dextrose. These bags are Y'ed into the same line, and by varying the infusion rate of each you can fine tune the glucose infusion rate.
The Pupil Exam in patients with Altered Mental Status can be thought of as a direct window to the brain.
Check out this brief didactic video focused on pediatric paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.