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Ascities overview

Ascites ‘’abnormal collection of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, a common complication of portal hpt secondary to cirrhosis’’  Na+ & H20 retention, due to per…  
Sarah Wagstaffe
over 9 years ago
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Pharmacology of Shock

This is a basic introduction of some of the drugs used in various forms of shock.    
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
almost 9 years ago
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Dehydration in children

<p><!--StartFragment--></p <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">This podcast gives medical students an approach to identifying and correcting dehydration, plus calculating fluid requirements, in pediatric patients. It was written by Michelle Bischoff and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children&rsquo;s Hospital and University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com .&nbsp;</span></p <p>&nbsp;</p>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
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Status epilepticus in children

<p><!--StartFragment--></p <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA">This podcast gives medical students an approach to managing status epilepticus in pediatric patients. It was written by Michelle Bischoff and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children&rsquo;s Hospital and University of Alberta.</span>&nbsp;These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at <a href="http://www.pedscases.com/">www.pedscases.com</a>.</p <!--EndFragment-- <p>&nbsp;</p>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
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Evaluation of limp

<p><span style="font-size: 11px; color: #333333;">This podcast gives students an approach to the evaluation of limp in children and provides an oveview of a number of common or serious causes of limp. &nbsp;This podcast was written by Peter MacPherson and &nbsp;Dr. Janet Ellsworth. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Ellsworth is the Divisional Director of pediatric rheumatology at the Stollery Children&rsquo;s Hospital in Edmonton and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.</span></p>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
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3
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Failure to Thrive

<p>This podcast gives medical students a basic framework about how to understand failure to thrive and helps them develop an approach to the history and physical examination of a child presenting with failure to thrive. A "shotgun" approach to investigations is discouraged. This podcast was written by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children&rsquo;s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.</p>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
8
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Altered Level of Consciousness

<p><span style="color: #333333; font-size: small;">This episode covers an approach to children with altered level of consciousness. &nbsp;We present an approach to the initial management in these cases, with a focus on the ABC and DFG approach. Investigations and imaging are discussed. Some specific causes of altered LOC are covered. &nbsp;This episode was written by Peter MacPherson and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital. She is also the Clerkship Director.&nbsp;</span></p <p><span style="color: #333333; font-size: small;">~~~</span></p <p><!--StartFragment--></p <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Times;"><span style="font-size: small;"> <!--StartFragment--> </span></span></p <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">Differential Diagnosis of Altered Level of Consciousness:</span></p <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">1) Structural causes: cerebrovascular accident, cerebral vein thrombosis, hydrocephalus, intracerebral tumor, subdural empyema, trauma (intracranial hemorrhage, diffuse cerebral swelling, abusive head trauma/shaken baby syndrome)</span></p <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">2) Medical causes: anoxia, diabetic ketoacidosis, electrolyte abnormality, encephalopathy, hypoglycemia, hypothermia or hyperthermia, infection (sepsis), inborn errors of metabolism, intussusception, meningitis or encephalitis, psychogenic, postictal state, toxins, uremia (hemolytic-uremic syndrome)</span></p <div style="border: none; border-bottom: solid windowtext .75pt; padding: 0in 0in 1.0pt 0in;" <p class="MsoNormal" style="border: none; mso-border-bottom-alt: solid windowtext .75pt; padding: 0in; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 1.0pt 0in;"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">Adapted from: Avner J (2006) Altered states of consciousness. <em>Pediatr Rev</em></span><span style="font-family: Verdana;"> 27: 331-338.</span></p </div <p>&nbsp;</p>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
10
4
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Acute abdominal pain

<p>This episode covers an approach to children with acute abdominal pain. The podcast covers an approach to history, an approach to physical examination, discusses investigations and lists indications for a surgical consult.&nbsp;This episode was written by Peter MacPherson and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital. She is also the Clerkship Director.&nbsp;</p>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
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Chronic Abdominal Pain

<p>This podcast addresses chronic abdominal pain in children. It gives medical students an approach to the history and physical examination in chronic abdominal pain and discusses the role of investigations. 'Red Flag' findings on history and physical exam are stressed. We specifically discuss Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Constipation, Lactose Intolerance and Functional Abdominal Pain.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 11px; color: #333333;">This episode was written by Peter MacPherson and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital. She is also the Clerkship Director.&nbsp;</span></p>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
12
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Evaluation of Proteinuria

This podcast addresses the topic of proteinuria in children. The podcast helps students develop an approach to the evaluation of proteinuria. There is a brief overview of common causes of proteinuria in children. This podcast was written by Peter Gill and Dr. Verna Yiu. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Yiu is a pediatric nephrologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
13
2
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Evaluation of Hematuria

This podcast addresses the topic of hematuria in children. The podcast helps students develop an approach to the evaluation of hematuria. There is a brief overview of common causes of hematuria in children. This podcast was written by Peter Gill and Dr. Verna Yiu. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Yiu is a pediatric nephrologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
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Evaluation of Murmur

This podcast addresses the evaluation of heart murmurs in children. The clinical features that distinguish an innocent murmur from a pathologic murmur are discussed. Common innocent and pathologic murmurs are addressed and audio examples are provided. Lastly, some suggestions are offered for explaining innocent murmurs to parents. This podcast was written by Dr. Andrew Mackie, a pediatric cardiologist at the Stollery Children's Hospital. Dr. Mackie is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.<br/>  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
1
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Child Sexual Abuse

This podcast deals with the child sexual abuse.This podcast outlines the physicians’ role and management in acute and historic child sexual assault cases. In addition, the physical findings associated with sexual assault are described. In general, very few physicians are comfortable managing child sexual assaults. This podcast was written by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Program Director of the Pediatric Forensics fellowship program and the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
2
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Stridor in children

This podcast deals with stridor. Five common causes of acute stridor are discussed, along with the appropriate management in each case. This podcast was written by Chris Gerdung and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Chris is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
3
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Developmental Assessment

This podcast helps students develop an approach to developmental assessment . This podcast was written by Peter Gill and Dr. Debbi Andrews. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Andrews is a developmental pediatrician at the University of Alberta Stollery Children’s Hospital and Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
4
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Kawasaki Disease

This podcast addresses the diagnosis and management of Kawasaki disease. It was written by Chris Gerdung and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Chris is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
5
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Adolescent Medicine

This podcast provides an approach to adolescent history taking. Tips for broaching sensitive topics with an adolescent patient are then provided. This podcast was written by Lauren Kitney and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis and Dr. Cathleen Steinegger. Lauren is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital. Dr. Steinegger is an adolescent medicine specialist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
6
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Physical Abuse of Children

This podcast deals with the physical abuse of children. Injuries concerning for physical child abuse will be discussed including: bruising, fractures, burns, and head trauma (aka shaken baby syndrome). This podcast was written by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Program Director of the Pediatric Forensics fellowship program and the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
7
4
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Short stature

This podcast episode helps medical students develop an approach to the evaluation of short stature in a child. This podcast was written by Dr. Seth Marks. Dr. Marks is pediatric endocrinologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. This is one of many podcasts from Pedscases.com. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago
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6
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Acute Otitis Media

This podcast gives medical students an overview of the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media. This episode is a discussion between Peter MacPherson, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Sarah Forgie, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the Stollery Children's Hospital. This is one of many podcasts from Pedscases.com. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.  
Pedscases.Com
almost 9 years ago