Bronchiolitis (part 2 of 2)

Nebulised Hypertonic Saline… Everybody’s talking about it. Well, they should be. Is this finally the treatment for bronchiolitis that we’ve been waiting for? Could a cheap, simple medication like this be the answer to massive health-care costs? Bronchiolitis is such a common condition, that saving a day (or even half a day) of hospital length of stay across the board, would result...

September 23rd, 2010 by colinparker 

Bronchiolitis (part 1 of 2)

We interrupt the alphabet to bring you… respiratory viruses in the southern hemisphere. We wanted to get this one in before the end of bronchiolitis season. Bronchiolitis is so common, we all need to know about it… Standard Podcast [ 39:29 ]
September 9th, 2010 by colinparker 

Breathing (part 2 of 4)

Welcome back to more pearls on assessing breathing difficulty in children. In this episode we cover clinical tips to help distinguish different causes of respiratory signs, tachypnea, and respiratory failure: there are FOUR groups now! Outline of this PEMcast: ALL: Clinically distinguishing: UAWO vs LAWO Croup vs asthma, crasthma Bronchiolitis vs CCF CP: Causes of tachypnea RS LRTI Obstructive:...

July 2nd, 2010 by colinparker