PEM studies, May 2014
Impact of Chest Radiography for Children with Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: A Propensity Score Approach
(PLoS One, abstract)
External Validation and Comparison of Three Pediatric Clinical Dehydration Scales
(PLoS One, abstract)
Rapid Evaluation of an Inguinal Mass in a Female Infant Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Three Unique Presentations of Atraumatic Spinal Cord Infarction in the Pediatric Emergency Department
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Barriers to Calling for Urgent Assistance Despite a Comprehensive Pediatric Rapid Response System
(Am J Crit Care, abstract)
Advances in point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine
(Curr Opin Pediatr, abstract)
Impact of Dispatcher-Assisted Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Neurological Outcomes in Children With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests: A Prospective, Nationwide, Population-Based Cohort Study (J Am Heart Assoc, abstract)
Is Dexamethasone an Effective Alternative to Oral Prednisone in the Treatment of Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations?
(Hosp Pediatr, abstract)
Cervical Spine Injury Patterns in Children
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Policy statement. Pediatric Care Recommendations for Freestanding Urgent Care Facilities
(Pediatrics, full article)
Ultrasound-assisted Lumbar Puncture in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
(J Emerg Med, abstract)
Low caregiver health literacy is associated with higher pediatric emergency department use and nonurgent visits
(Acad Pediatr, abstract)
Management of Traumatic Wounds and a Novel Approach to Delivering Wound Care in Children
(Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle), abstract)
Immediate fluid management of children with severe febrile illness and signs of impaired circulation in low-income settings: a contextualised systematic review
(BMJ Open, full article)
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux
(NEJM, full article)
Biphasic anaphylactic reactions: occurrence and mortality
(Allergy, abstract)
Altered lower extremity fracture characteristics in obese pediatric trauma patients
(J Orthop Trauma, abstract)
Classification, diagnosis, and approach to treatment for angioedema: consensus report from the Hereditary Angioedema International Working Group
(Allergy, abstract)
Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Infants with Bacterial Meningitis
(J Pediatr, abstract)
A randomised comparison of the i-gel™ and the Laryngeal Mask Airway Classic™ in infants
(Anaesthesia, abstract)
Use of procalcitonin for the prediction and treatment of acute bacterial infection in children
(Curr Opin Pediatr, abstract)
Acute coagulopathy in pediatric trauma
(Curr Opin Pediatr, abstract)
Is there still a place for cast wedging in pediatric forearm fractures?
(J Pediatr Orthop, abstract)
Recent evidence on the management of bronchiolitis
(Curr Opin Pediatr, abstract)
Screening CT Angiography for Pediatric Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury with Emphasis on the Cervical "Seatbelt Sign"
(AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, abstract)
Early recognition and management of fabricated or induced illness in children
(Lancet, abstract)
Emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasonography: a national needs assessment of competencies for general and expert practice
(CJEM, abstract)
Tracheal intubation of pediatric manikins during ongoing chest compressions. Does Glidescope® videolaryngoscope improve pediatric residents' performance?
(Eur J Pediatr, abstract)
Pediatric Constipation in the Emergency Department: Evaluation, Treatment and Outcomes
(J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, abstract)
Predictors of Altered Sensorium at Admission in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis
(Indian J Pediatr, abstract)
Pediatric magnet ingestions: the dark side of the force
(Am J Surg, abstract)
Sideline coverage: when to get radiographs? A review of clinical decision tools
(Sports Health, abstract)
Toxic shock syndrome surveillance in UK children
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis and trichomonas in children under 13 years of age: national surveillance in the UK and Republic of Ireland
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Analysis of Infant Lumbar Puncture Success Rates: Sitting Flexed Versus Lateral Flexed Positions
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Oral, Jaw, and Neck Injury in Infants and Children: From Abusive Trauma or Intubation?
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Does Active Dissemination of Evidence Result in Faster Knowledge Transfer Than Passive Diffusion?: An Analysis of Trends of the Management of Pediatric Asthma and Croup in US Emergency Departments From 1995 to 2009
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Coral snake bites and envenomation in children: a case series
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Pharmacologic management of the agitated child
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Prevalence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Among Children and Adolescents From 2001 to 2009
(JAMA, full article)
Epidemiological characteristics of sudden cardiac arrest in schools
(Resuscitation, abstract)
Duration and Course of Post-Concussive Symptoms
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Self-Administered Procedural Analgesia Using Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen (50:50) in the Pediatric Surgery Emergency Room: Effectiveness and Limitations
(Eur J Pediatr Surg, abstract)
Emergency Department Visits With Facial Fractures Among Children and Adolescents: An Analysis of Profile and Predictors of Causes of Injuries
(J Oral Maxillofac Surg, abstract)
Dipstick Screening for Urinary Tract Infection in Febrile Infants
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Initial Oxygen Saturation Values Can Predict The Need To Hospitalise Children With Mild Wheezing
Acta Paediatr, abstract)
Outpatient Course and Complications Associated With Home Oxygen Therapy for Mild Bronchiolitis
Pediatrics, abstract)
Paediatric pain management practice and policies across Alberta emergency departments
Paediatr Child Health, abstract)
Pediatric status epilepticus: How common is cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in the absence of infection?
Seizure, abstract)
Pediatric emergency care capabilities of Indian Health Service emergency medical service agencies serving American Indians/Alaska Natives in rural and frontier areas
Rural Remote Health, abstract)
Comparative outcome analysis of the management of pediatric intussusception with or without surgical admission
J Pediatr Surg, abstract)
Neurocognition in the emergency department following a mild traumatic brain injury in youth
J Neurotrauma, abstract)
Treating Psychiatric Emergencies in Incarcerated Minors in the Emergency Department: What Is the Cost and What Is Their Disposition?
Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Use of Adenosine in the Treatment of Supraventricular Tachycardia in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Project CAPE: A High-Fidelity, In Situ Simulation Program to Increase Critical Access Hospital Emergency Department Provider Comfort With Seriously Ill Pediatric Patients
Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Adverse Drug Event-Related Emergency Department Visits Associated With Complex Chronic Conditions
Pediatrics, abstract)
2010 American Heart Association recommended compression depths during pediatric in-hospital resuscitations are associated with survival
Resuscitation, abstract)
Outcomes of Children With Suspected Appendicitis and Incompletely Visualized Appendix on Ultrasound
Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Additional Injuries in Young Infants with Concern for Abuse and Apparently Isolated Bruises
J Pediatr, abstract)
Lacosamide in children with refractory status epilepticus. A multicenter Italian experience
Eur J Paediatr Neurol, abstract)
Bone Fractures in Children: Is There an Association with Obesity?
J Pediatr, abstract)
Rib fractures: comparison of associated injuries between pediatric and adult population
Am J Surg, abstract)
Increasing pediatric resident simulated resuscitation performance: A standardized simulation-based curriculum
Resuscitation, abstract)
Paramedics Accurately Apply the Pediatric Assessment Triangle to Drive Management
Prehosp Emerg Care, abstract)
Do obese children experience more severe fractures than nonobese children? A cross-sectional study from a paediatric emergency department
Paediatr Child Health, abstract)
Use of time from fever onset improves the diagnostic accuracy of C-reactive protein in identifying bacterial infections
Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Rates of post-traumatic stress disorder in trauma-exposed children and adolescents: meta-analysis
Br J Psychiatry, abstract)
Effect of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on admissions to hospital 2 years after its introduction in the USA: a time series analysis
Lancet Respir Med, abstract)
Lumbar Puncture Opening Pressure Is Not a Reliable Measure of Intracranial Pressure in Children
J Child Neurol, abstract)
Time to administration of epinephrine and outcome after in-hospital cardiac arrest with non-shockable rhythms: retrospective analysis of large in-hospital data registry
BMJ, full article)