2017 Starter Pack: Kidney Stones

It’s the beginning of a new academic year – and whether or not you are entering the ED for the first time, or returning after a hiatus it’s a good time to catch up on the basics. That’s what these “Starter Packs” are about. I have collated a number of different posts to give you an idea of what I’ve shared over the past few years on a number of common conditions. This one focuses on kidney stones.


 

Kidney Stones 01: Presentation

Kidney Stones 02: Labs

Kidney Stones 03: Imaging

Kidney Stones 04: Treatment

A podcast on kidney stones

Starter Pack: Seizures

It’s the beginning of a new academic year – and whether or not you are entering the ED for the first time, or returning after a hiatus it’s a good time to catch up on the basics. That’s what these “Starter Packs” are about. I have collated a number of different posts to give you an idea of what I’ve shared over the past few years on a number of common conditions. This one focuses on seizures.


 

Febrile Seizures

Febrile seizures part 1: Seize the day!

Febrile seizures part 2: K.I.S.S. (Keep it simple seizure)

Febrile seizures part 3: Again, and again, and again

Febrile seizures part 4: (Long-term) Risky Business

Febrile seizures part 5: Don’t get all worked up

Febrile seizures part 6: Treat the children well

Art of Medicine: Discussing simple febrile seizures with parents

Status Epilepticus and Seizure Management

Why we do what we do: Benzodiazepines as first line therapy for status epilepticus

Lorazepam and Diazepam are both great for pediatric status epileptics

Three seizure cases (updated with discussion)

PEM Currents Podcast: The management of status epilepticus

Bonus

Synconvulsions: Just how common are convulsions in syncope?

Starter Pack 2017: Gastroenteritis

It’s the beginning of a new academic year – and whether or not you are entering the ED for the first time, or returning after a hiatus it’s a good time to catch up on the basics. That’s what these “Starter Packs” are about. I have collated a number of different posts to give you an idea of what I’ve shared over the past few years on a number of common conditions. This one focuses on acute gastroenteritis.


Assessing the degree of dehydration on physical exam

My approach to the management of dehydration in the ED

Why we do what we do: Ondansetron for acute gastroenteritis associated vomiting

Are we giving too much ondansetron?

Briefs: Baby come back? (Ondansetron and risk of return Emergency Department visits)