PEM studies, November 2009
A state survey of emergency department preparedness for the care of children in a mass casualty event
(Am J Disaster Med, abstract)
Pediatric myocarditis: presenting clinical characteristics
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Etiologies of spontaneous pneumomediastinum in children of different ages
(Pediatr Neonatol, abstract)
Adolescent Suicide Risk Screening in the Emergency Department
(Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Reliability and validity of the emergency severity index for pediatric triage
(Acad Emerg Med, abstract)
Prehospital paediatric emergency care: paediatric triage
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection in Children
(NEJM, abstract)
Disparties in Presentation, Evaluation, and Treatment of Clavicle Fractures in Preschool Children Presenting to an Emergency Department
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
The Effect of Diagnosis-Specific Computerized Discharge Instructions on 72-Hour Return Visits to the Pediatric Emergency Department
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Ceftriaxone for Refractory Acute Otitis Media: Impact of a Clinical Practice Guideline
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Epidemiology of Psychiatric-Related Visits to Emergency Departments in a Multicenter Collaborative Research Pediatric Network
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Patients' and Caregivers' Beliefs About Depression Screening and Referral in the Emergency Department
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Gastrostomy Tube-Related Complaints in the Pediatric Emergency Department: Identifying Opportunities for Improvement
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Impact of Rapid Streptococcal Test on Antibiotic Use in a Pediatric Emergency Department
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Practice variation after implementation of a protocol for migraines in children
(Eur J Emerg Med, abstract)
Predictors of asthma-related pediatric emergency department visits and hospitalizations
(J Asthma, abstract)
Does parental involvement in pediatric emergency department asthma treatment affect home management?
(J Asthma, abstract)
Is C-reactive protein a reliable test for suspected appendicitis in extremely obese children?
(Pediatr Surg Int, abstract)
Incidence and onset of delayed seizures after overdoses of extended-release bupropion
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Urinalysis is not reliable to detect a urinary tract infection in febrile infants presenting to the ED
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Epidemiology of major paediatric chest trauma
(J Paediatr Child Health, abstract)
A comparison of the laryngeal mask airway with the facemask and oropharyngeal airway for manual ventilation by first responders in children
(Anaesthesia, abstract)
The toddler refusing to weight-bear: a revised imaging guide from a case series
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
Acute Otitis Media Caused by Moraxella catarrhalis: Epidemiologic and Clinical Characteristics
(Clin Infect Dis, abstract)
A randomized trial of nebulized 3% hypertonic saline with epinephrine in the treatment of acute bronchiolitis in the emergency department
(Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, abstract)
Pediatric Hospital Adherence to the Standard of Care for Acute Gastroenteritis
(Pediatrics, abstract)
GAP between knowledge and skills for the implementation of the ACCM/PALS septic shock guidelines in India: Is the bridge too far?
(Indian J Crit Care Med, abstract)
Population-based analysis of sudden death in children: The Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study
(Heart Rhythm, abstract)
Buckle fractures in children: Is urgent treatment necessary?
(J Fam Pract, abstract)
Towards evidence based emergency medicine: best BETs from the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Bet 3: do buckle fractures of the paediatric wrist require follow up?
(Emerg Med  J, abstract)
Clinical Review. Pain management and sedation for children in the emergency department
(BMJ, extract)
Neurological symptoms in children with intussusception
(Acta Paediatr, abstract)
Etiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in young children
(Indian J Pediatr, abstract)
Performance of a consensus scoring algorithm for assessing pediatric advanced life support competency using a computer screen-based simulator
(Pediatr Crit Care Med, abstract)
Intraosseous Infusions: A Review for the Anesthesiologist with a Focus on Pediatric Use
(Anesth Analg, abstract)
Clinical applications of biomarkers in pediatric traumatic brain injury
(Childs Nerv Syst, abstract)
Clinical spectrum of the pseudotumor cerebri complex in children
(Childs Nerv Syst, abstract)
Prospective randomized controlled multi-centre trial of cuffed or uncuffed endotracheal tubes in small children
(Br J Anaesth, abstract)
Cardiac troponin-I as a screening tool for myocarditis in children hospitalized for viral infection
(Acta Paediatr, abstract)
A clinical review of 105 patients with PFAPA (a periodic fever syndrome)
(Acta Paediatr, abstract)
Factors associated with death or hospitalization due to pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in California
(JAMA, abstract)
Measuring Tissue Oxygen Saturation via Spectrometer in Children
(J Trauma, abstract)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Bradycardia With Poor Perfusion Versus Pulseless Cardiac Arrest
(Pediatrics, abstract)
The reimbursement gap: providing and paying for pediatric procedural sedation in the emergency department
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Novel influenza A(H1N1): clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Approach to knee effusions
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Length of the treatment and number of doses per day as major determinants of child adherence to acute treatment
(Acta Paediatr, abstract)
The leading causes of death after burn injury in a single pediatric burn center
(Crit care, abstract)
Application with repeated serum biomarkers in pediatric appendicitis in clinical surgery
(Pediatr Surg Int, abstract)
Use of a combined oxygen/nitrous oxide/morphine chlorydrate protocol for analgesia in burned children requiring painful local care
(Pediatr Surg Int, abstract)
Epidemiology, Prevention and Management of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections in Children
(Pediatr Neurosurg, abstract)
The Emergency Severity Index Version 4: reliability in pediatric patients
(Pediatr Emerg Care, abstract)
Blood Culture and Bacteremia Predictors in Infants Less Than Three Months of Age With Fever Without Source
(Pediatr Infect Dis J, abstract)
Relative Impact of Influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Young Children
(Pediatrics, abstract)
Insidious presentation of pediatric pneumococcal meningitis: alive and well in the post vaccine era
(Am J Emerg Med, abstract)
Color coded medication safety system reduces community pediatric emergency nursing medication errors
(J Patient Saf, abstract)
Treatment of supraventricular tachycardia with adenosine in children: size does matter
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
Drug utilization and off-label drug use among Spanish emergency room paediatric patients
(Eur J Clin Pharmacol, abstract)
An evidence-based guideline for children presenting with acute breathing difficulty
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
Comparison of ultrasound and CT in the evaluation of pneumonia complicated by parapneumonic effusion in children
(Am J Roentgenol, abstract)
Risk factors and outcomes among children admitted to hospital with pandemic H1N1 influenza
(CMAJ, full article, pdf)