Adolescent

Approach to Pediatric Periorbital Edema

This Podcast will discuss an approach to pediatric periorbital edema. In this episode, listeners will determine the key differential diagnoses for the presentation of periorbital edema and learn an approach to the history, physical exam, and diagnostic studies used. Key points that differentiate periorbital cellulitis from orbital cellulitis the management of each will also be discussed. This podcast was written by Monique Jarrett, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Melanie Lewis, a Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta, and Dr.


Management of Food Allergies

This Podcast will review the management of food allergies in children. In this episode, listeners will learn an approach to the history and physical examination, diagnosis and treatment of a child with an allergic reaction to food. Long term risk reduction strategies for a food allergy will also be discussed. This podcast was written by Cary Ma, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr.


Approach to Recurrent Fevers

This podcast outlines an approach to recurrent fevers in children. Listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis, considerations for history and physical examination, as well as three key rheumatologic diagnoses that include recurrent fever. This episode was written by Josh Koegler and Dr. Dax Rumsey. Josh is a medical student at the University fo Alberta and Dr. Rumsey is a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton. 


Social History Taking (Part 1)

This episode is Part 1 of a two part series on social history taking in the pediatric population. Objectives for this podcast are to recognize the importance of taking a detailed social history, to learn the ITHELLPS framework as a guide to social history taking and to identify strategies to intervene for families identified as having social challenges. This podcast was developed by Laura Kerr, a medical student at Dalhousie University, with the support of Dr. Sarah Gander, a General Pediatrician at the Saint John Regional Hospital.


Approach to Lymphadenopathy

This podcast describes an approach to lymphadenopathy in children. Listeners will learn about the definition of lymphadenopathy, the differential diagnosis, and key considerations for history, physical exam, and investigations. The podcast was written by Anna Whalen-Browne with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Anna is a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.


Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour

This podcast discusses the importance of physical activity and limiting sedentary time in children. Listeners will learn about the benefits of physical activity, current Canadian guidelines for physical activity and sedentary behaviour, as well as tips for counseling children and parents on this topic. The podcast was written by Kim Connors in collaboration with Dr. Mel Lewis. Kim is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital at the University of Alberta. 


Acetaminophen Overdose in Pediatric Populations

This podcast is an overview and approach to acetaminophen overdose in pediatric populations. In this podcast, listeners will learn about typical causes of overdose in pediatrics, initial work-up in the case of a suspected overdose as well as the presentation and management of acetaminophen overdose. This podcast was developed by Parker Vandermeer, in conjunction with Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

This podcast is an introduction to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. The objectives include recognize the signs and symptoms suggestive of SLE, list the 11 classification criteria for SLE, elicit a focused history, demonstrate a pertinent physical exam, and discuss investigations and management for patient with SLE. This podcast was developed by Tara McGrath a pediatrics resident at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Dax Rumsey a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the University of Alberta. 


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