UTI in children

Urinary Tract Infections in kids are a recurring clinical question that bugs us as clinicians… Why is Urinary Tract Infection in children different from cystitis or pyelonephritis in adults? How hard should we be looking for UTI, and what’s the best way to confirm or exclude the diagnosis? In this podcast we discuss the diagnosis, important differentials, and treatment of pediatric Urinary...

December 13th, 2012 by colinparker 

Fever: Fear and Tradition

“Doc, he’s burnin’ up!”  Fever is probably the commonest presenting complaint we manage in Paediatric Emergency Departments.  The cause is usually an infection… but not always.  The infection is usually a benign, self-limiting viral illness… but not always. Join us for this podcast as we tease out the facts from the fiction, the myths and the mystery. To listen,...

December 2nd, 2010 by colinparker 

LP and SPA

Performing a septic screen in a febrile neonate or young infant requires rapid sampling of CSF and urine. This short clip outlines some of the basics of doing the LP and SPA.
February 5th, 2010 by colinparker