Fluid Controversies

A recent paper about fluid boluses in sick African children has raised a few eyebrows around the world of pediatric emergency medicine, and the world of medicine in general… We thought we’d get in on the discussion, before everyone goes throwing the baby out with the bathwater. ┬áIn this PEMcast we try to appraise the Maitland paper in a rational, unemotional way… and almost manage! ...

August 11th, 2011 by colinparker 

C is for Circulation (part 1 of 2)

Shock, dehydration, fluid management… How do we assess and manage the circulation in a paediatric emergency? Learn about the clinical assessment of the Circulation in this PEMcast. Click on the play button below to listen to this podcast, or subscribe using the iTunes button on the left… Overview of Circulation (part 1) PEMcast (CP) Introduction, disclaimer & welcome (gastro to be...

August 12th, 2010 by colinparker