PEM Currents cuts to the tooth of the matter in an effort to help you brush up on dental trauma. Ted Brenkert has been chomping at the bit to fill the cavities in your brain with useful knowledge.
Grab your BBFF (or BFF) and FOOSH your way on over to PEM Currents for a discussion surrounding forearm fractures, one of the most common Orthopedic injuries seen in the Pediatric ED.
Summertime is in full swing – so you know what that means. Lacerations, broken bones, other stuff – and a lot of sedations to do. This edition of PEM Currents focuses on Ketamine and its use as the primary agent for procedural sedation in the Pediatric ED.
PEM Currents returns with a second episode focusing on a rather “private” matter. Summer penile syndrome is a hypersensitivity reaction to an insect bite (usually a chigger) that causes pruritis and edema to the skin of the penile shaft. This episode reviews the diagnosis and management of this surprisingly common clinical entity.
Welcome to the first podcast in the PEMCurrents series. Ted Brenkert discusses the use of dexamethasone versus prednisone in acute asthma exacerbations in the ED. You can access the podcast on iTunes, or if you’d like download the file directly. We welcome any and all feedback in the comments section.
Here are links to pdf versions of all the articles discussed on this edition.
Coming very soon to a mobile device near you is a a practical PEM focused podcast series produced by and starring Ted Brenkert, MD of Cincinnati Children’s.