Constipation in Kids

The Silent Giant. The Big Brown Elephant in the room: Constipation… Does it make you want to run and hide? Or leave it for someone else to sort out? Join us for a structured approach to the diagnosis and management of constipation.  And let us know your favourite recipe, or a few poo pearls… Constipation in kids PEMcast [ 42:32 ]
November 22nd, 2013 by colinparker 

Pediatric UTI Controversies

So, you thought it was straightforward: suspect UTI, diagnose UTI, treat UTI… And let someone else worry about the follow-up. Unfortunately, we work in a fragmented system, where we need to kick-start the correct follow-up for our patients, who may otherwise miss out if we don’t get them on the right track before they leave the Emergency Department. We used to be paranoid about investigating...

December 20th, 2012 by colinparker 

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 

Treatment Options in Neonatal Jaundice

Phototherapy treatment will be sufficient for the vast majority of infants with unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia who need treatment.  When it gets more serious, we turn to higher-risk treatments like IntraVenous Immunoglobulin or exchange transfusion. What evidence do we have to guide our decisions here? Every Special Care Nursery in the world has a bilirubin chart on the wall to guide us in terms...

June 30th, 2011 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