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

Clinical Guideline Knowledge Check: Infant with Brief Apneic EventThe 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 … 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

Pediatric EENT Board Review QuestionsThis 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…This week’s free board review question…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 … 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

This week’s free board review question…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. … 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

This week’s free board review question…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 … Read More