Stuart A. Bradin, DO

2550 WAUKEGAN RD STE 100

Articles

Croup and Bronchiolitis: Classic Childhood Maladies Still Pack a Punch

February 24, 2012

Parainfluenza virus is the most common cause of croup, while bronchiolitis is usually caused by respiratory syncytial virus. Read about diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.

Cardiogenic Shock Secondary to Viral Myocarditis

May 01, 2008

The patient had an episode of mild nausea, emesis, and diarrhea 6 days earlier that had resolved. Her mother reported that since then, the child had been lethargic, sleepy, and generally "not herself." The child's appetite had markedly decreased and her skin was cold and pale.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children:

October 01, 2006

As our children are becoming fatter, diabetes is becoming more common. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can lead to cerebral edema, a complication unique to the pediatric population and a common cause of death in this young group.