May 17th 2023
This formulation of ibuprofen is the only non-opioid product approved to treat pain in infants that is delivered through injection, according to Cumberland Pharmaceuticals.
August 30th 2021
Shoulder pain following a hornet sting in a 2-year-oldJune 15th 2021
A 2-year-old girl with a 36-hour history of left shoulder redness and pain. She developed a fever 24 hours prior to presentation. She was stung by a hornet on multiple areas of her left upper extremity 10 days earlier. What’s the diagnosis?
Managing headache with a tiered approachOctober 3rd 2020
Headache may be one of the most recognizable health concerns, but managing it may not always be clear. A presentation at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition offers a tiered approach to aid in management.
How to diagnose shoulder injuries in young athletesApril 14th 2020
Arm pain is a common complaint in young athletes but playing though shoulder pain can have serious consequences. Here is guidance for diagnosing shoulder pain and helping these players get their game on.
Ondansetron is effective for acute migraineApril 2nd 2020
Treatment regimens that include ondansetron as the antiemetic of choice for children who visit a pediatric emergency department for acute migraine are safe and effective, according to a retrospective review.
8 questions for a thorough history to diagnose migrainesJanuary 22nd 2020
When evaluating and diagnosing migraines in pediatric patients, a thorough medical history is key to giving a diagnosis. These 8 questions are structured to pinpoint concerning headache patterns earlier in the diagnosing process.
RHEUMATOLOGY: Evaluating potential rheumatic diseasesNovember 1st 2013
Laboratory tests are not very helpful when trying to determine whether a child with musculoskeletal complaints has any of the rheumatic diseases of childhood, and using adult models to evaluate these children is equally ineffective.
Pediatric Migraine: Clinical Pearls in Diagnosis and TherapySeptember 1st 2006
Steven, a 13-year-old boy, experienced his first headache at age 7 years. The frequency, intensity, and duration of his headaches have been increasing over the past 6 months. Steven now experiences 7 to 10 headaches each month that last up to 8 hours. The headaches are associated with mild nausea, light and sound sensitivity, dizziness, fatigue, occasional abdominal discomfort, and difficulty in concentrating. Last year, he had a vomiting episode because of a headache. The pain is usually more prominent in the forehead and does not favor either side of the head. The headaches usually begin in the morning before he leaves for school. As a result, Steven has missed nearly 25% of his school days this semester; his parents are considering home tutoring for "sick children who are unable to attend school."
Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections: Combating the Major PathogensSeptember 1st 2006
Musculoskeletal infections in children include osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and pyomyositis. Most of these infections are bacterial. Staphylococcus aureus is the most common organism in children in all age cat-egories. Others include group A Streptococcus, Neisseria meningitidis in purpura fulminans, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and Borrelia burgdorferi.
Infants and toddlers will put just about anything into their mouths. Each year in this country, between 100,000 and 200,000 incidents of foreign-body ingestions are reported to poison control centers.1,2 The large majority of ingestions are accidental. (In adolescents, ingestions are usually intentional.)
Musculoskeletal Clinics: Foot Pain After Skateboarding AccidentJuly 1st 2006
A 17-year-old boy with no history of foot problems decided to try some new moves with his skateboard on a steep ramp. Midway down the ramp, he tumbled head over heels and landed with most of his weight on his plantar-flexed right foot.
Musculoskeletal Clinics: 12-Year-Old With Knee Pain From Kickball InjuryFebruary 1st 2006
A 12-year-old girl complains of left knee pain and swelling that resulted from a collision with another player while she was playing kickball the day before. Her left foot was planted as she tried to catch a ball, and she was hit on the outside of the left knee. She fell to the ground and was unable to walk on the injured leg; overnight, the knee became more swollen and painful.