Author | Stuart A. Bradin, DO

Articles

Post-Concussion Syndrome in Young Female Soccer Players

June 06, 2012

Young female athletes are vulnerable to concussions and other sports-related head and neck injuries. Repeated insult may lead to permanent neurologic deficit.

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.