Ten to the Five: 100,000 downloads

Just a quick post to say Thank You to all our followers.  Your quiet enthusiasm inspires us! We have just over 50 PEMcasts on EMPEM.org now, and our total downloads of mp3 podcasts has recently crossed the 100,000 mark. We aim to keep them coming, so send us a comment to let us know what you’d like us to cover next…  Help us reach 1 million downloads! Thanks for your support. Cheers Colin...

January 28th, 2013 by colinparker 

Septic Arthritis, or Transient Synovitis?

There must be a combination of clinical features and/or tests that can help us figure out whether the limping child has a benign, self-limiting “irritable hip” or the scary and serious condition of pus in the joint: septic arthritis. It turns out that Dr Kocher has been working on this for years, and a few other investigators have worked at validating the results of the original 1999 study. Our...

May 4th, 2011 by colinparker 

PEMcasts Launched

Hello and welcome to an exciting phase for us here at EMPEM.org. We are proud to bring you a bit of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in audio format.  These podcasts will aim to review the basics for those of us who get a bit rusty on the essentials from time to time, and then delve a bit deeper into more current or complex topics. Please note that this podcast is for healthcare professionals, for educational...

May 30th, 2010 by colinparker