Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz

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Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders questions on neonatal jaundice, pyloric stenosis, bilious emesis, acute appendicitis, sickle cell disease and more.

Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders Review Questions: Free CME QuizFree Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders Board Review Questions & CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical Education This week’s Med-Challenger’s free CME quiz reviews pediatric gastrointestinal disorders including neonatal jaundice, pyloric stenosis, bilious emesis, acute appendicitis, sickle cell disease and more. The free sample CME question included below.  The full  CME quiz is free … Read More

Clinical Pearl of the Month – Identify and Treat Tinea Capitis

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant

Tinea Capitis Case

A 10-Year-Old Boy with an Itchy Scalp and Patches of Hair LossIdentify and Treat Tinea Capitis Pearls of Wisdom Q&A Case Tinea capitis is a dermatological condition most common in children. It is caused by a fungal infection of the hair and scalp caused by dermatophyte fungi.  Let’s take a look at this tinea capitis case and see if you … Read More

Pediatric Hematology Diseases Board Review Questions | CME Quick Quiz

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Question of the Week, Urgent Care

pediatric hematology diseases quiz

A 7-year-old boy presents to you for evaluation of abdominal pain and rash that have been present for the past 2 days (see Figure 1). Figure 1. His past medical history is significant only for an upper respiratory infection the previous week. On physical examination, his vital signs are stable, but his abdomen is moderately tender, and his stool is … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 16-year-old girl with lack of bowel movements

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Medicine

16-year-old-with-lack-of-bowel-movements

Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this free clinical case question. A 16-year-old girl is brought to her physician because of lack of bowel movements. The patient states that for the past 3 months, she has had a bowel movement only every other week. She describes them as normal in color and consistency. She has had no abdominal pain or … Read More

Pediatric Immunodeficiency: Free Board Review Questions

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMPediatric EM Question of the Week, Pediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Question of the Week

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Pediatric immunodeficiency disorders are thought to affect one in 2,000 children younger than 18 years.  In the United States, the most common types of pediatric immunodeficiency disease (primary immunodeficiency disease in children) are antibody disorders, followed by combined B-cell and T-cell disorders, phagocytic defects, and complement disorders. Antibody, combined B-cell and T-cell, phagocytic, and complement disorders are the most common … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Infant with Brief Apneic Event

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

ALTE BRUE guidelines knowledge check

The 2016 American Academy of Pediatric (AAP) Guidelines changed both the terminology and management of apparent life-threatening episodes (ALTE) in infants. Do you know the most recent guidelines for the management of infants with ALTE? Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Pediatric EENT Disorders

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMFM Question of the Week, Internal Medicine, NP Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week, Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week

Free board review questions - pediatric eent disorders

This week’s FREE CME Quick Quiz offers free Pediatric EENT Disorders questions. Topics include: pediatric eye disorders, ear disorders, and more.  Here’s a sample… A 5-month-old infant girl is brought by her parents because she has had 2 days of fever and fussiness. She was born at term, is breastfed, and has been growing and developing normally. Her temperature is … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Congenital Heart Disease

Adam WandermanPediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week

free board review question of the week on congenital heart disease

A 7-week-old female infant presents with wheezing, coughing, and 2 episodes of nonbilious emesis. Examination reveals her vital signs as temperature (rectal): 98.96 °F (37.2 °C), pulse 168 beats/minute, respiratory rate 70 breaths/minute, blood pressure 126/86 mm Hg, and oxygen saturation 96% (breathing room air). The infant is fussy, though consolable, with moderate respiratory distress. She is nontoxic in appearance. … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Pediatric Diabetes Mellitus

Adam WandermanPediatric Medicine, Pediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week

Free board review question of the week on pediatric diabetes mellitus

An 8-year-old girl with new-onset diabetes is admitted to the hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). She is treated appropriately; the DKA is resolved, and she is discharged home on long-acting insulin once a day and short-acting insulin with each meal. After 2 weeks on this regimen, she has a hypoglycemic seizure. Which of the following represents a possible explanation for … Read More