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Infectious Diseases

Acetaminophen versus Ibuprofen

This edition of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast, reviews the safety and comparative efficacy of acetaminophen and ibuprofen. If you work in a Pediatric Emergency Department you’ll certainly have broken a sweat over this hot debate time and time again.

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Infectious Diseases

Ondansetron for vomiting in acute gastroenteritis

This edition of PEMCurrents echoes a recent post on the PEMBlog and reviews the use of ondansetron in acute gastroenteritis. Specifically highlighting the reduction in risk of further episodes of emesis, need for intravenous fluids and immediate admission to the hospital.

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Infectious Diseases Orthopedics Podcast

Antibiotic Therapy for Osteomyelitis

Recognizing osteomyelitis can be challenging. Treating it doesn’t have to be – especially in the Pediatric ED. This edition of PEM Currents reviews the current evidence surrounding the initial choice of antibiotic, monitoring treatment response and overall therapeutic duration.