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Oh no baby WHAT IS U DOIN’?

Neonatal Resuscitation. (Some descriptors for reference: Terrifying. Scary. Fear-inducing. Horrific. Chilling.) But fear not! Your TR pearl today is brought to you by the NICU rotation + Jillian Nickerson/T.Webb doing some excellent preparatory work for/with you. So there’s this thing called the NRP — Neonatal Resuscitation Program. It different from PALS mainly that it pertainsRead more

No, that’s not an olive. That’s Pyloric Stenosis!

Inspired by what appears to have been a very interesting day in the Peds ED, lets review a rare but interesting pediatric entity: PYLORIC STENOSIS Background: MC in Males (5:1) & firstborn children (30%) Usually begin between 3-6 wks of age, rarely after 12 wks Clinical Presentation: Nonbilious emesis. Early, patient will be hungry andRead more

Meconium Staining

26 yoF 36 weeks by dates presents to the ED in labor, and has a precipitous birth in the resus area.  The infant is covered with a greenish liquid the consistency of split-pea soup. How do you address this?Read more