PEM studies, November 2002
Simultaneous heart rate and blood pressure variability analysis: Insight into mechanisms underlying neurally mediated cardiac syncope in children ( J Am Coll Cardiol, abstract)
Paracetamol use in pregnancy and wheezing in early childhood
(Thorax, abstract)
Fractures Around the Knee in Children
(J Am Acad Orth Surg, abstract)
Exhaled Nitric Oxide Measurements in Childhood Asthma: Comparison of Two Sampling Techniques
(Pediatr Res, abstract)
Maternal smoking and risk of hypertrophic infantile pyloric stenosis: 10 year population based cohort study (BMJ, full)
Management of profound hypothermia in children without the use of extracorporeal life support therapy
(Lancet, abstract, log in)
Metapneumovirus and acute wheezing in children
(Lancet, abstract, log in)
Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections
(Pediatrics, full)
The Triple Risk Hypotheses in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
(Pediatrics, full)
Caller Satisfaction With After-Hours Telephone Advice: Nurse Advice Service Versus On-Call Pediatricians (Pediatrics, abstract)
Duodenal perforation: a diagnostic pitfall in non-accidental injury
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Poisoning in children 1: General management
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Poisoning in children 2: Painkillers
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Poisoning in children 3: Common medicines
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Poisoning in children 4: Household products, plants, and mushrooms
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Poisoning in children 5: Rare and dangerous poisons
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Seasonal plasma electrolyte fluctuations in childhood diarrhoea
(Arch Dis Child, abstract)
Etomidate and midazolam for reduction of anterior shoulder dislocation: A randomized, controlled trial
(Ann Emerg Med, abstract)
Developing a clinical decision instrument to rule out intracranial injuries in patients with minor head trauma: Methodology of the NEXUS II investigation
(Ann Emerg Med, abstract)
Controlling seizures in the prehospital setting: Diazepam or midazolam?
(J Paediatr Child Health, abstract)
Child and parent satisfaction with the use of spacer devices in acute asthma
(J Paediatr Child Health, abstract)
Blunt spleni injuries in a Canadian Pediatric population: the need for a management guidline
(J Can Chir, pdf, abstract)
The ABCs of recording paediatric cardiac arrests
(Resuscitation, abstract)
Limited accuracy and reliability of infrared axillary and aural thermometers in a pediatric outpatient population (J Pediatr, abstract)
Grading of hemorrhage in children with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
(J Pediatr, abstract)
Antibacterial Therapy for Acute Group A Streptococcal Pharyngotonsillitis: Short-Course Versus Traditional 10-Day Oral Regimens (Pediatr Drug, abstract)
Ibuprofen was more protective against asthma morbidity than acetaminophen in asthmatic children with fever (ACP Journal Club, abstract)
Oral dexamethasone improved respiratory distress in children < 2 years of age with acute bronchiolitis
(ACP Journal Club, abstract)
A 2-year prospective longitudinal study on low back pain in primary school children
(Eur Spine J, abstract)
Acute mastoiditis: a 10 year retrospective study
(Int J Pediatr Oto Rhino Laryn, abstract)
Fractures in children younger than age 1 year: importance of collaboration with child protection services (J Pediatr Orthop, abstract)
BEST EVIDENCE TOPIC REPORT: Lignocaine premedication before rapid sequence induction in head injuries (Emerg Med J, abstract)
BEST EVIDENCE TOPIC REPORT: Computed tomography and the exclusion of upper cervical spine injury in trauma patients with altered mental state (Emerg Med J, abstract)
BEST EVIDENCE TOPIC REPORT: Ultrasound or computed tomography in paediatric blunt abdominal trauma (Emerg Med J, abstract)
Fluid resuscitation in prehospital trauma care: a consensus view
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
Golf related head injuries in children
(Emerg Med J, abstract)
A Population-Based Study of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccination and Autism
(NEJM, abstract)
Pediatric hip pain
(Emerg Radiol, no abstract)
CT evaluation of Pediatric abdominal trauma: pitfalls and quandaries
(Emerg Radiol, full, pdf)
Acute presentation of cystic and mass-like lesions of the chest in children
(Emerg Radiol, full, pdf)
Lesson of the week: Haemophilus influenzae type b epiglottitis as a cause of acute upper airways obstruction in children (BMJ, full)
Mortality after admission in the pediatric emergency department: A prospective study from a referral children's hospital in southern India (Pediat Crit Care Med, abstract)
Psychosocial factors and childhood recurrent abdominal pain (J Gastro Hepatol, abstract)
Heart rate variability in infants with heart failure due to congenital heart disease: reversal of depressed heart rate variabilty by propranolol (Med Sci Monit, pdf, abstract)
Most reliable indices in differentiation between thalassemia trait and iron deficiency anemia (Pediatr Int, abstract)
Efficacy and safety of rectal thiopental, intramuscular cocktail and rectal midazolam for sedation in children undergoing neuroimaging (Pediatr Int, abstract)
PUBLIC HEALTH: Resurgence of Bordetella pertussis infection  (Can Med J, full)
Pediatric musculoskeletal trauma  (Cur Opin Ortho, abstract)
Effect of iron supplementation on incidence of infectious illness in children: systematic review 
(BMJ, full)
Patterns of use of an emergency department-based observation unit
(Am J Ther, abstract)
Lychee-flavored gel candies: a potentially lethal snack for infants and children
(Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, abstract)
Professional interpreters and bilingual physicians in a pediatric emergency department: effect on resource utilization (Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, abstract)
Update on the treatment of kawasaki disease in childhood (Curr Rheumatol Rep, abstract)
Influenza: Update on strategies for prevention (Contemp Pediatr, full)
Influenza: Update on strategies for management (Contemp Pediatr, full)
A locus for simple pure febrile seizures maps to chromosome 6q22q24 (Brain, abstract)
Using Orbital Sonography to Diagnose and Monitor Treatment of Acute Swelling of the Eyelids in Pediatric Patients (Am J Roent, abstract)
Paediatric emergencies: non-traumatic abdominal emergencies
(Euro Radiol, abstract)
Pediatric emergencies: thoracic emergencies
(Euro Radiol, abstract)
Resuscitation in the Pediatric Trauma Population: Admission Base Deficit Remains an Important Prognostic Indicator (J Trauma, abstract)
Child Abuse by Burning: A Review of the Literature and an Algorithm for Medical Investigations
(J Trauma, abstract)
Foreign body aspiration in children
(Paed Resp Rev, abstract)
Epidemiology, presentation and treatment of pleural effusion
(Paed Resp Rev, abstract)
Nocturnal oxygen saturation and painful sickle cell crises in children
(Blood, abstract)
Prospective assessment of risk factors for recurrent stroke during childhood--a 5-year follow-up study
(Lancet, abstract)
Pharmacogenetics of codeine metabolism in an urban population of children and its implications for analgesic reliability (Br J Anaesthes, abstract)