Newborn

Approach to Abdominal Mass Part 2

This is Part 2 of the two part series covering and Approach to Abdominal Masses. This podcast will discuss Wilms' Tumor and Neuroblastoma. This episode was developed by Kieran Purich, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Ioana Bratu, a pediatric surgeon and Associate Professor at Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. 


Approach to Abdominal Mass Part 1

This is Part 1 of the two part series covering and Approach to Abdominal Masses. This podcast will discuss the differential diagnosis, history, physical exam, and initial investigations for a child presenting with an abdominal mass. This episode was developed by Kieran Purich, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Ioana Bratu, a pediatric surgeon and Associate Professor at Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. 


Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia

This podcast reviews the definition, pathophysiology, and common etiologies of conjugated hyperbilirubinemia. Listeners will also learn approach to the diagnosis and management of conjugated hyperbilirubinemia, with a focus on biliary atresia. The episode was written by Jennifer Ng with the help of Dr. Jason Silverman. Jennifer is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Silverman is pediatric gastroenterologist and assistant professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.


Approach to Pediatric Syncope

This episode presents an approach to the pediatric patient presenting with syncope. Both benign and life-threatening causes will be discussed. Listeners will be able to recognize red flags on history, examination and investigations. This podcast has been developed by medical student Vishal Puri with the help of Dr. Joseph Atallah and Dr. Mel Lewis. Dr. Joseph Atallah is a pediatric cardiologist and Dr. Mel Lewis is a general pediatrician, both staff at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 


Childhood Immunizations Part 3: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

This podcast will be addressing some frequently asked questions about vaccines and common reasons for vaccine hesitancy. In this episode, listeners will understand the importance of herd immunity, recognize that there are many different reasons for vaccine hesitance, address common misconceptions about vaccine safety, explain how vaccine safety is monitored in Canada, and understand why parents should not be complacent about vaccine-preventable diseases.


Childhood Immunizations (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a 3-part series of podcasts discussing childhood immunizations. This series will discuss vaccines, the routine immunization schedule in Canada, and common questions from vaccine-hesitant parents. This episode will be reviewing the routine childhood immunizations used in Canada. This series has been developed by Dr. Kristen Timm, a Family Medicine resident at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Sarah Forgie, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta. 


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.


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