PEM studies, November 2006
Consigning "brutacaine" to history: a survey of pharmacological techniques to facilitate painful procedures in children in emergency departments in the UK
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
Antibiotics for acute otitis media: a meta-analysis with individual patient data
(Lancet, abstract)
Derivation of the children’s head injury algorithm for the prediction of important clinical events decision rule for head injury in children
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Cervical injuries in pediatric atheltes. Mechanisms and management.
(Neurosurg Focus, pdf, full article)
How Do I Perform a Lumbar Puncture and Analyze the Results to Diagnose Bacterial Meningitis?
(JAMA, abstract)
Management of fever without source in young children presenting to an emergency room
(Acta Paediatr, abstract)
Imaging of cervical spine injuries of childhood
(Skelet Radiol, abstract)
What are the true advantages of a pediatric appendicitis clinical pathway?
(Ann Surg, abstract)
Pelvic fractures in children
(Ann Surg, abstract)
Acute Pediatric Rhabdomyolysis: Causes and Rates of Renal Failure
(Pediatr, abstract)
Multiple Serotonergic Brainstem Abnormalities in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
(JAMA, abstract)
A prospective study of outcome of in-patient paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest
(Resuscitation, abstract)
Effectiveness of seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against invasive pneumococcal disease: a matched case-control study
(Lancet, abstract)
Impact of CRP rapid test in management of febrile children in paediatric emergency units of Île-de-France
(Arch Pediatr, abstract)
Do the Length-based (Broselow) Tape, APLS, Argall and Nelson’s Formulae Accurately Estimate Weight of Indian Children?
(Indian Pediatr, abstract)
Chronic inhaled corticosteroids do not affect the course of acute severe asthma exacerbations in children
(Pediatr Pulmon, abstract)
Echo-guided management of complicated parapneumonic effusion in children
(Pediatr Pulmon, abstract)
A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Intranasal Fentanyl to Intravenous Morphine for Managing Acute Pain in Children in the Emergency Department
(Ann Emerg Med, abstract)
Patient- and family-centered care and the role of the emergency physician providing care to a child in the emergency department
(Pediatr, abstract)
A Prospective Evaluation of “Ketofol” (Ketamine/Propofol Combination) for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the Emergency Department
(Ann Emerg Med, abstract)
Patient- and family-centered care and the role of the emergency physician providing care to a child in the emergency department
(Pediatr, abstract)
Axillary Block for Analgesia During Manipulation of Forearm Fractures in the Pediatric Emergency Department A Prospective Randomized Comparative Trial
(J Pediatr Orthop, abstract)
Elevated liver enzymes as a predictor of liver injury in stable blunt abdominal trauma patients: case report and systematic review of the literature
(Can J Rural Med, abstract)
Effect of the introduction of a lumbar-puncture sticker and teaching manikin on junior staff documentation and performance of paediatric lumbar punctures
(Qual Saf Health Care, abstract)
Congenital Long QT Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management in Pediatric Patients
(Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med, abstract)
Sucrose Analgesia: Identifying Potentially Better Practices
(Pediatr, abstract)
Policy statement. Prevention and Management of Pain in the Neonate: An Update
(Pediatr, full text)
Development and implementation of an education and credentialing programme to provide safe paediatric procedural sedation in emergency departments
(Emerg Med Austral, abstract)
Evaluation of the impact of a paediatric procedural sedation credentialing programme on quality of care
(Emerg Med Austral, abstract)
Association of emergency department care factors with admission and discharge decisions for pediatric patients
(J Pediatrl, abstract)
Epidemiology of 1.6 Million Pediatric Soccer-Related Injuries Presenting to US Emergency Departments From 1990 to 2003
(Am J Sports Med, abstract)
The effect of a short tutorial on the incidence of prescribing errors in pediatric emergency care
(Can J Clin Pharmacol, abstract)
Diagnostic omission errors in acute paediatric practice: impact of a reminder system on decision-making
(BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, abstract)
Angiography and the pediatric trauma patient: a 10-year review
(J Pediatr Surg, abstract)
Evaluation of clinical, radiologic, and laboratory prebronchoscopy findings in children with suspected foreign body aspiration
(J Pediatr Surg, abstract)
Small bowel intussusception after blunt abdominal trauma in a 6-year-old boy: case report and review of 6 cases reported in the literature
(J Pediatr Surg, abstract)
A reduction in hospitalization, length of stay, and hospital charges for croup with the institution of a pediatric observation unit
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Pediatric workforce: A look at pediatric emergency medicine data from the American Board of Pediatrics
(J Pediatr, full article)
Sudden infant death syndrome: Risk factors for infants found face down differ from other SIDS cases
(J Pediatr, abstract)
Comparison of total white blood cell count and serum C-reactive protein levels in confirmed bacterial and viral infections
(J Pediatr, abstract)
Multiple Serotonergic Brainstem Abnormalities in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
(JAMA, abstract)
Impact of Domestic Violence Posters on Female Caregivers' Opinions About Domestic Violence Screening and Disclosure in a Pediatric Emergency Department
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Preparedness of Selected Pediatric Offices to Respond to Critical Emergencies in Children
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Survey of Parental Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Stay for "Painless" Intravenous Catheter Placement
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Endotracheal Tube Size Estimation for Children With Pathological Short Stature
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
The Demographic Bias of Email as a Survey Method in a Pediatric Emergency Population
(Stud Health Technol Inform, abstract)
Evaluation of a quick test for C-reactive protein in a pediatric emergency department
(Scand J Clin Lab Invest, abstract)
The Impact of a Brief Expectation Survey on Parental Satisfaction in the Pediatric Emergency Department
(Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Feasibility of short-term outpatient intravenous antibiotic therapy for the management of infectious conditions in pediatric patients
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Cutaneous Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among All Skin and Soft-tissue Infections
in Two Geographically Distant Pediatric Emergency Departments
(Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Clinical Features of Bacterial Conjunctivitis in Children
(Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Conscious Sedation Reduces Distress in Children Undergoing Voiding Cystourethrography and Does Not Interfere with the Diagnosis of Vesicoureteric Reflux:
A Randomized Controlled Study
(Am J Roentgen, abstract)
Limited Value of Plain Radiographs in Infant Torticollis
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Unusual manifestations of celiac disease
(Indian J Pediatr, full article)
Bedside Monitoring of Blood β-Hydroxybutyrate Levels in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children
(Diabet Tech Therap, abstract)
Tuberculin Skin Testing Is Useful in the Screening for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Cervicofacial Lymphadenitis in Children
(Clin Infect Dis, full article)
Update on antidotes for pediatric poisoning
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Characteristics of tinnitus in childhood
(Eur J Pediatr, abstract)
Pediatric appendicitis: pathophysiology and appropriate use of diagnostic imaging
(Can J Emerg Med, full article)
Psychiatric emergencies in children and adolescents: an Emergency Department audit
(Austral Psych, abstract)