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Management of infants born to mothers who have used Opioids during pregnancy – CPS Podcast
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Published: Jan 15, 2018

This podcast was made in conjunction with PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatrics Society (CPS) to summarize the recently published 2017 CPS Practice Point: Management of Infants born to Mothers who have used Opioids during pregnancy. Listeners will learn about the presentation, assessment treatment and discharge planning of an infant with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). The podcast was developed by Dr. Maya Dhahan, a second-year Paediatrics Resident, in collaboration with Dr. Thierry Lacaze, staff Neonatologist and Section Chief for the Department of Neonatology at the University of Calgary, and the lead author of the CPS statement.

Pediatric Anxiety
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Published: Jan 09, 2018

This episode presents a general approach to pediatric anxiety disorders. Listeners will learn about symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and management of common anxiety disorders in children. This podcast has been developed by Jeff Bennett and Dr. Heidi Wikes. Jeff is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr Wikes is a consultant psychiatrist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Canada.

Approach to Major Depressive Disorder
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Published: Jan 06, 2018

This podcast discusses an approach to pediatric major depressor disorder. Listeners will learn about the clinical presentation of depressive disorders, as well as diagnostic criteria and treatment options. This episode was created by Jeff Bennett with the assistance of Dr. Heidi Wilkes. Jeff is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Wilkes is a consultant psychiatrist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

Infant Nutrition from 6 to 24 months
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Published: Dec 22, 2017

This is the second podcast in the series on infant nutrition which has been developed by medical student Keon Ma, with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a is a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. This episode presents an approach to infant nutrition in the 6 to 24 months age group.

Infant Nutrition from Birth to 6 months
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Published: Dec 11, 2017

This podcast series on infant nutrition has been developed by medical student Keon Ma, with the help of our very own Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a is a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. This episode presents an approach to infant nutrition in the birth to 6 months age group. Stay tuned for the next episode in this series which will review nutrition in the 6 months to 24 months age group. 

Medical Assistance In Dying: A Paediatric Perspective – CPS Podcast
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Published: Dec 07, 2017

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), discussing the new CPS position statement titled: “Medical Assistance in Dying: A Paediatric Perspective.” This podcast presents a paediatric perspective to medical assistance in dying (MAID) and was developed by Dr. Chris Novak with Dr. Dawn Davies.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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Published: Nov 28, 2017

This podcast presents an approach to the management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children. Listeners will learn about the pathophysiology, common causes, the role of a PSG in diagnosing, as well as treatment options for OSA. This podcast was developed by Steffany Charles in collaboration with Dr. Joanna MacLean, a pediatric Respirologist and Sleep Specialist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta. 

Disruptive Behaviour Screening in Preschool Children - CPS Podcast
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Published: Nov 25, 2017

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society, and aims to summarize the recent 2017 Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) statement on "Screening for disruptive behaviour problems in preschool children in primary health care settings." Dr. Claire Nguyen developed this podcast with the help of Dr. Alice Charach. Dr. Claire Nguyen is a fourth-year Developmental Paediatric Subspecialty Resident at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital at the University of Toronto. Dr. Alice Charach is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Hospital for Sick Children and Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.

Approach to Thalassemia (Part 2)
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Published: Nov 20, 2017

This is the second podcast in a two part series reviewing an approach to thalassemia. Listeners will learn about the basic physiology of hemoglobin and hemoglobinopathies. The diagnosis and management of alpha and beta thalassemia will also be discussed. The series was developed by Ann Tran with the help of Dr. Corriveau-Bourque. 

Approach to Thalassemia (Part 1)
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Published: Nov 20, 2017

This is the first podcast in a two part series reviewing an approach to thalassemia. Listeners will learn about the basic physiology of hemoglobin and hemoglobinopathies. The diagnosis and management of alpha and beta thalassemia will also be discussed. The series was developed by Ann Tran with the help of Dr. Corriveau-Bourque. 

Physical Punishment of Children in Canada
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Published: Nov 17, 2017

This podcast will provides an overview of physical punishment in children and was developed by Michael Schlegelmilch, a medical student at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada in collaboration with the Child and Youth Protection (CYP) team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Cardiopathies Congénitales Partie 3
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Published: Nov 08, 2017

Cette baladodiffusion est le troisème d’une série portant sur les cardiopathies congénitales. Dans cette épisode, aborderons les cardiopathies acyanogènes et obstructives. Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Jade Chénard-Roy, étudiante de 4e année en médecine à l’Université Laval avec Dr Christian Drolet, cardiologue pédiatre au CHUL. 

Cardiopathies Congénitales Partie 2
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Published: Nov 07, 2017

Cette baladodiffusion est la seconde d’une série portant sur les cardiopathies congénitales. Dans cette épisode, nous aborderons les cardiopathies cyanogènes. Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Jade Chénard-Roy, étudiante de 4e année en médecine à l’Université Laval avec Dr Christian Drolet, cardiologue pédiatre au CHUL. 

Cardiopathies Congénitales Partie 1
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Published: Nov 07, 2017

Cette baladodiffusion est la première d’une série portant sur les cardiopathies congénitales. Dans cette épisode, nous verrons les bases physiologiques et anatomiques des cardiopathies congénitales.  Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Jade Chénard-Roy, étudiante de 4e année en médecine à l’Université Laval avec Dr Christian Drolet, cardiologue pédiatre au CHUL. 

Update for Canadian NRP Providers: A Case-Based Review - CPS Podcast
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Published: Nov 01, 2017

This podcast summarizes the recently published 2017 Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) Practice Point, "Update for Canadian NRP providers: A case-based review" outlining the updated Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) guidelines for Canada. The podcast was developed by Dr.Julia DiLabio, a third-year Paediatrics Resident and Dr. Emer Finan, a Neonatologist.

Human Trafficking in the Pediatric Population in Canada
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Published: Oct 29, 2017

Learn an approach to screening for human trafficking in the pediatric population in Canada.  This podcast was developed by University of Alberta medical students Julianna Deutscher and Stephen Miazga with the support of Dr. Melanie Lewis, Dr. Helly Goez, and Emma Herrington.

Otite Moyenne Aigüe - CPS Podcast
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Published: Oct 19, 2017

Cette baladodiffusion a été produite par PedsCases et la Société canadienne de pédiatrie. Elle résume le document de principes sur "La prise en charge de l’otite moyenne aiguë chez les enfants de six mois et plus" publié en 2016. 

Acute Otitis Media - CPS Podcast
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Published: Oct 19, 2017

This podcast summarizes the 2016 Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS)​ position statement on the "Management of acute otitis media in children six months of age and older." In this episode, listening will learn about the pathogenesis, etiology, and risk factors of acute otitis media. They will also learn to diagnose and to manage uncomplicated acute otitis media, depending on the clinical situation and presence of severity criteria. 

Approach to Abdominal Mass Part 2
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Published: Oct 16, 2017

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 and Dr. Ioana Bratu.

Approach to Abdominal Mass Part 1
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Published: Oct 15, 2017

This is part 1 of the two part series which will discuss the differential diagnosis, history, physical exam, and initial investigations for a child presenting with an abdominal mass. 

Retinopathy of Prematurity
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Published: Oct 07, 2017

A two-week-old premature neonate boy presents to NICU. The NICU staff discusses the necessity of screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) with you.

Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia
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Published: Sep 28, 2017

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.

Approach to Pediatric Syncope
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Published: Sep 23, 2017

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
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Published: Sep 16, 2017

The following case questions on addressing vaccine hesitancy were designed to complement the Childhood Immunizations podcast series. They were written by Dr. Kristen Timm, a Family Medicine resident at the University of Alberta and Dr. Sarah Forgie, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.

Childhood Immunizations Part 3: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy
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Published: Sep 13, 2017

This is part 3 of a 3-part series of podcasts discussing childhood immunizations. This episode will be addressing some frequently asked questions about vaccines and common reasons for vaccine hesitancy. 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. 

Childhood Immunizations (Part 2)
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Published: Sep 09, 2017

This is part 2 of a 3-part series of podcasts discussing childhood immunizations. 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. 

Childhood Immunizations (Part 1)
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Published: Sep 06, 2017

This is the first 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 describes an overview of the immune system and how different kinds of vaccines work. This series has been developed by Kristen Timm, a Family Medicine resident at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Sarah Forgie, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta.

Cerebral Palsy
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Published: Sep 04, 2017

This episode is designed to give students an overview about Cerebral Palsy. We will discuss risk factors, classification, diagnosis, management and prognosis. The podcast has been created by Dayae Jeong, a medical student at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada with the help of Dr. Kristen Hallett, a consultant pediatrician and associate professor at McMaster Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Sara Long-Gagné, a complex care pediatrician at Montreal Children’s Hospital. 

Invasive Meningococcal Vaccination for Canadian Children and Youth - CPS Podcast
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Published: Aug 07, 2017

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and aims to summarize the 2017 CPS Position Statement: "Update on invasive meningococcal vaccination for Canadian children and youth." In this episode, listeners will learn about the clinical presentation and epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis in Canada, the current vaccination schedule and guidelines for vaccination, as well as how to identify children and adolescents who may need extra vaccinations. This podcast was developed by Dr. Sarah Johnson, in collaboration with Dr. Joan Robinson 

Behavioural Problems in Children
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Published: Jul 27, 2017

This podcast will review keys to behavioural management and compliance during medical examination in typically developing young children. Listeners will learn how to define behaviour, perform an appropriate history and physical exam, and characterize common behavioural problems. It was written by Michelle Hanbidge and Dr. Debra Andrews. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Andrews is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 

Approach to Pediatric Periorbital Edema
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Published: Jul 18, 2017

This Podcast will discuss an approach to pediatric periorbital edema including the key differential diagnoses and an approach to the history, physical exam, and diagnostic studies used. 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. Catherine Morgan a Pediatric Nephrologist and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta. 

Management of Food Allergies
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Published: Jul 03, 2017

This Podcast will outline the management of food allegies in children. Listeners will learn an approach to the history and physical examination, diagnosis and treatment of a child with an allergic reaction to food, as well as learn long term risk reduction strategies. 

Approach to Acne (Part 2)
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Published: Jun 20, 2017

This is the second of a 2-part series of videos discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This series will discuss the clinical presentation, complications, as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Chris Keeling, Assistant Clinical Professor and Community Dermatologist at the University of Alberta.

Approach to Acne (Part 2)
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Published: Jun 20, 2017

This is the second of a 2-part series of videos discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This series will discuss the clinical presentation, complications, as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Chris Keeling, Assistant Clinical Professor and Community Dermatologist at the University of Alberta.

Approach to Acne (Part 1)
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Published: Jun 02, 2017

This is the first of a 2-part series of videos discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This series will discuss the clinical presentation, complication as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Loretta Fiorillo, Pediatric Dermatologist, University of Alberta. 

Approach to Acne (Part 1)
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Published: Jun 02, 2017

This is the first of a 2-part series of videos discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This series will discuss the clinical presentation, complication as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Loretta Fiorillo, Pediatric Dermatologist, University of Alberta. 

Septic Arthritis (Part 2)
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Published: May 15, 2017

This is the second episode in a two part series discussing septic arthritis as an acute monoarthritis presentation in children. In this podcast, listeners will learn about the key investigations, treatment, and prognosis for septic arthritis. The series was developed by Dr. Brieanne Rogers, in collaboration with Dr. Janet Ellsworth, Dr. Sukhdeep Dulai, and Dr. Peter Gill. 

Septic Arthritis (Part 1)
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Published: May 10, 2017

This is the first episode in a two part series discussing septic arthritis as an acute monoarthritis presentation in children. In this podcast, listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis for acute monoarthritis, as well as and key considerations for history, physical examination, and investigation. The series was developed by Dr. Brieanne Rogers, in collaboration with Dr. Janet Ellsworth, Dr. Sukhdeep Dulai, and Dr. Peter Gill. Stay tuned for Part 2 coming soon. 

Approach to Pediatric Abdominal X-Rays
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Published: May 03, 2017

This video presents an approach to pediatric abdominal x-rays.  By the end of this video, you should be able to describe common radiographic findings in the pediatric population, including foreign body ingestion, duodenal atresia, and pneumoperitoneum. This podcast and video are developed by Ben Pi, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Jacob Jaremko, a pediatric MSK radiologist at the University of Alberta Hospital.

Approach to Pediatric Abdominal X-Rays
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Published: May 03, 2017

This video presents an approach to pediatric abdominal x-rays.  By the end of this video, you should be able to describe common radiographic findings in the pediatric population, including foreign body ingestion, duodenal atresia, and pneumoperitoneum. This podcast and video are developed by Ben Pi, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Jacob Jaremko, a pediatric MSK radiologist at the University of Alberta Hospital.

Two-month old with a murmur
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Published: Apr 22, 2017

A two-month old infant is referred to a community pediatrician from a walk-in clinic because the physician noticed a murmur. 

Tetralogy of Fallot - Audio
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Published: Apr 14, 2017

This video presents an approach to Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect. The pathophysiology, anatomy, and clinical presentation will be reviewed. Listeners will be able to develop an approach to diagnosis, work-up and treatment. This podcast is developed by Katie Girgulis a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Andrew Mackie and Dr. Karen Forbes. 

Tetralogy of Fallot
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Published: Apr 14, 2017

This video presents an approach to Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect. The pathophysiology, anatomy, and clinical presentation will be reviewed. Listeners will be able to develop an approach to diagnosis, work-up and treatment. This podcast is developed by Katie Girgulis a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Andrew Mackie and Dr. Karen Forbes. 

Febrile Neutropenia
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Published: Apr 07, 2017

This podcast outlines an approach to febrile neutropenia in children. Listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis, considerations for history and physical examination, and the initial investigations and management for a child presenting with fever and neutropenia. This episode was written by Dr. Chris Novak and Dr. Bev Wilson. Dr. Novak is a pediatric resident at the University of Alberta and Dr. Wilson is a Pediatric Oncologist and Professor at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta.

Gross Motor Delay in an 18-month-old Male
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Published: Mar 30, 2017

An 18-month-old male is brought in by his mother because she is concerned about his walking.

La Prise en charge du croup
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Published: Mar 13, 2017

Cette baladodiffusion est produite par PedsCases et la Société canadienne de pédiatrie (qu’on appelle aussi la SCP) pour résumer le document de principes de la SCP sur la prise en charge du croup chez les jeunes enfants publié à la fin de 2016. Vous pouvez lire le document de principes complet de la SCP dans le site Web www.cps.ca et la transcription de cette balado dans le site www.pedscases.com.

Approach to Recurrent Fevers
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Published: Mar 07, 2017

This podcast outlines and 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 2)
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Published: Mar 01, 2017

This episode is part 2 of a two part series on social history taking in the pediatric population. 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.

Social History Taking (Part 1)
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Published: Feb 20, 2017

This episode is Part 1 of a two part series on social history taking in the pediatric population. 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
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Published: Feb 15, 2017

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. 

Neonatal Jaundice (Part 3)
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Published: Feb 05, 2017

This is the third and final podcast in a 3 part series on neonatal jaundice. If you have not already, check out part 1 and part 2 of this series! This episode discusses the clinical approach to neonatal jaundice as well as its treatment. It was written by Dr. Brittnee Kegler, a Family Medicine Resident at Queen's University, with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis, a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.

Neonatal Jaundice (Part 2)
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Published: Feb 01, 2017

This is the second podcast in a 3 part series on neonatal jaundice. If you have not already, check out part 1 of this series! This episode reviews the differential diagnosis of neonatal jaundice. It was written by Dr. Brittnee Kegler with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Kegler is a Family Medicine Resident at Queen’s University, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. 

Neonatal Jaundice (Part 1)
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Published: Jan 25, 2017

This is the first podcast in a 3 part series on neonatal jaundice. This episode reviews the definition of neonatal jaundice as well as its consequences and risk factors. It was written by Dr. Brittnee Kegler with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Kegler is a Family Medicine Resident at Queen’s University, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. Stay tuned for Part 2 and Part 3. They will be released over the next couple of weeks and discuss the differential diagnosis, clinical approach, and treatment of neonatal jaundice. 

Approach to Bronchiolitis
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Published: Jan 19, 2017

This episode reviews an approach to bronchiolitis in the infant. At the end of the podcast, listeners will be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of bronchiolitis, list the risk factors for severe bronchiolitis, review the appropriate investigations and discuss the key principles of management. This podcast was developed by Tahereh Haji, a medical student atUniversity of Saskatchewan, in collaboration with Dr. Susanna Martin, a pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan.

Management of Early Onset Bacterial Sepsis - CPS Podcast
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Published: Jan 11, 2017

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and aims to summarize the 2017 CPS Position Statement on the "Management of term infants at increased risk for early onset bacterial sepsis."

Acute Management of Croup - CPS Podcast
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Published: Jan 06, 2017

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and aims to summarize the recently published 2017 CPS Practice Point on the acute management of croup in the emergency department.

Acute diarrhea in a 7-year-old female
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Published: Jan 05, 2017

A 7 year old girl presents to the emergency department with acute onset of diarrhea, which was initially watery and is now bloody. She is also experiencing diffuse abdominal pain and nausea.

Shock Self-Assessment Questions
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Published: Dec 26, 2016

The following multiple choice questions are designed to test learners' knowledge after listening to the podcast on an Approach to Shock.

Approach to Shock
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Published: Dec 20, 2016

This episode presents an approach to shock in a pediatric population. This podcast is written by Dustin Jacobson, a 3rd year pediatrics resident from the University of Toronto, with the help of Dr. Suzanne Beno, a staff physician in the division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. At the end of this podcast, listeners will be able to define shock, understand it’s pathophysiology, discuss the sub classifications of shock and become familiar with the management of shock. 

Joint Statement on Safe Sleep: Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths in Canada
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Published: Dec 18, 2016

A brief summary of the Public Health Agency of Canada's Joint Statement on Safe Sleep, which provides recommendations for preventing Sudden Infant Deaths. This statement was developed in collaboration with the Canadian Paediatric Society, the Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths, the Canadian Institute of Child Health, and Health Canada. Be sure to check out the full document linked here

Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) Self-Assessment Questions
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Published: Dec 12, 2016

The following multiple choice questions are designed to test learner's knowledge after listening to the two-part podcast series on an approach to Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs) Part 1 and Part 2. Please note BRUEs were formerly known as apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs). 

Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (Part 2) - Video
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Published: Dec 05, 2016

This episode is the second in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs). Part 1 can be found here. This podcast reviews appropriate investigations and management for a child with presenting with a BRUE. 

Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (Part 2)
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Published: Dec 05, 2016

This episode is the second in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs). Part 1 can be found here. This podcast reviews appropriate investigations and management for a child with presenting with a BRUE. 

Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (Part 1)
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Published: Dec 05, 2016

This episode is the first in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events​ (ALTEs). Part 2 can be found here. This podcast describes the clinical presentation of a BRUE and develops a differential diagnosis of these events based on etiology. 

Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (Part 1) - Video
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Published: Dec 05, 2016

This episode is the first in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs). Part 2 can be found here. This podcast describes the clinical presentation of a BRUE and develops a differential diagnosis of these events based on etiology. 

Approach to a Child in Respiratory Distress
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Published: Nov 27, 2016

This podcast outlines an approach to respiratory distress in children. Listeners will learn to identify clinical features, develop a differential diagnosis, and appropriately investigate and acutely manage patients in respiratory distress. This podcast was developed by Sarah Buttle with the help of Dr. Tom Kovesi.

An Approach to Intussusception
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Published: Nov 12, 2016

This episode will discuss an approach for a child in whom you suspect idiopathic intussusception. This podcast was developed by Kieran Purich a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Ioana Bratu, a pediatric surgeon and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta.

Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour
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Published: Nov 08, 2016

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. 

Anaphylaxis in Children
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Published: Nov 01, 2016

This podcast outlines an approach to anaphylaxis in children. Listeners will learn to identify clinical features, understand the pathophysiology, and appropriately manage patients presenting with anaphylaxis.

Groin pain in a 12 year old male
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Published: Oct 25, 2016

A 12 y/o male is brought to the ED with his mother because of an 8 day history of pain in the left groin. 

Approach to Hirschsprung Disease
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Published: Oct 18, 2016

This podcast outlines an approach to Hirschsprung disease in children. Listeners will learn to identify clinical features, develop a differential diagnosis, and appropriately investigate and manage patients with Hirschsprung disease. This podcast was developed by Kieran Purich with the help of Dr. Ioana Bratu.

Care for Pediatric LGBTQ Patients
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Published: Oct 12, 2016

This podcast discusses an approach to care for LGBTQ or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer, patients in pediatrics. It was written by Jocelyn Andruko and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Jocelyn is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital. 

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
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Published: Oct 02, 2016

This episode is designed to give students an approach to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. SIDS is the leading cause of post-neonatal infant death. Learn about the incidence, risk factors, as well as prevention of this complex multifactorial disorder. This podcast was develop by Ashlee Yang, a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 

Viral Rashes in Infants and School Age Children
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Published: Sep 25, 2016

The following questions are designed to test learners’ knowledge after listening to the podcast on Viral Rashes in Children

Approach to Pediatric Hypertension
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Published: Sep 18, 2016

This episode presents an approach to pediatric hypertension. This podcast was developed by Dr. Peter Gill, a senior resident at the University of Toronto in collaboration with Dr. Seetha Radhakrishnan, a Pediatric Nephrologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children. 

Sleep Disorders Self-Assessment Quiz
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Published: Sep 13, 2016

The following questions are designed to test learners' knowledge after listening to the podcast on Sleep Disorders

Approach to Acute Leukemia in Children
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Published: Sep 03, 2016

This episode presents an approach to acute leukemia in children. Listeners will learn about the epidemiology, etiology, and pathogenesis of acute leukemia. Listeners will also develop an approach to the clinical presentation and initial management of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This podcast was developed by Amarjot Padda in collaboration with Dr. Bev Wilson, a Pediatric Oncologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. 

Viral Rashes in Children (Video)
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Published: Aug 22, 2016

This video/podcast presents and approach to the diagnosis and management of viral rashes in children. Listeners will learn the classic presentations of common viral exanthems and enanthems in infants and children and specific features of some viral rashes to help differentiate between them.

Viral Rashes in Children
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Published: Aug 22, 2016

This video/podcast presents and approach to the diagnosis and management of viral rashes in children. Listeners will learn the classic presentations of common viral exanthems and enanthems in infants and children and specific features of some viral rashes to help differentiate between them.

Approach to Pediatric Head Injury
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Published: Aug 07, 2016

This podcast presents an approach to the management of acute head injuries in children. In this episode, listeners will learn about the initial stabilization and management of a patient with an acute head injury, further investigations and indications for imaging, as well as elements of disposition planning. 

 
    Approach to Leukocoria
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    Published: Jul 17, 2016

    This video is designed to give medical students an organized approach to the physical exam finding of leukocoria, or an abnormal red reflex in children. This podcast was developed by Dr. Chris Novak, a pediatric resident at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Dr. Natashka Pollock, a pediatric ophthalmologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

    Approach to Leukocoria (Audio)
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    Published: Jul 17, 2016

    This video is designed to give medical students an organized approach to the physical exam finding of leukocoria, or an abnormal red reflex in children. This podcast was developed by Dr. Chris Novak, a pediatric resident at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Dr. Natashka Pollock, a pediatric ophthalmologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

    Meningitis
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    Published: Jun 30, 2016

    This podcast presents an approach to the diagnosis and management of meningitis in children. Listeners will learn the etiology and epidemiology of meningitis in different age groups, explore the clinical presentation, pertinent investigations and understand the management of bacterial and viral meningitis according to the most recent guidelines.

    Acetaminophen Overdose in Pediatric Populations
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    Published: Jun 20, 2016

    This podcasts 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. 

    Approach to Pediatric Chest X-Rays
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    Published: Jun 06, 2016

    This video provides learners with an approach to the pediatric chest x-ray. By the end of this video, you should be able to describe the expected radiographic findings of common pediatric conditions including cardiomegaly, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and non-accidental injuries.

    Approach to Pediatric Chest X-Rays (Video)
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    Published: Jun 06, 2016

    This video provides learners with an approach to the pediatric chest x-ray. By the end of this video, you should be able to describe the expected radiographic findings of common pediatric conditions including cardiomegaly, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and non-accidental injuries.

    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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    Published: May 24, 2016

    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. 

    Pediatric Vital Signs Reference Chart
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    Published: Apr 22, 2016

    A reference chart for pediatric vital signs for different age ranges.

    Approach to Sore Throat
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    Published: Apr 16, 2016

    This episode presents an approach to sore throat in children. Objectives of this podcast include becoming familiar with the differential diagnosis of sore throat, as well as building an approach to diagnosis and management. 

    CPS Statement: Management of acute otitis media
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    Published: Apr 10, 2016

    A brief summary of the Canadian Paediatric Society's recommendations on the diagnosis and management of acute otitis media. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Fever and fussiness in a 15 month old male
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    Published: Apr 10, 2016

    A mother brings in her 15 months old son Connor to the emergency department.  She says that he has had a fever for about a week and is concerned because it doesn't seem to be resolving.  

    Acute cough in a 12 month old boy
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    Published: Mar 29, 2016

    A 12 month old boy presents to the Emergency Department with a 1 hour history of a dry cough, increased work of breathing, lethargy and irritability. 

    Pediatric Advanced Life Support
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    Published: Mar 20, 2016

    This podcast presents a basic overview of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support protocol from the 2015 American Heart Association guidelines.

    Approach to Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour
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    Published: Mar 14, 2016

    This podcast presents an approach to suicidal ideation and behaviour in adolescent patients. 

    Acute Asthma Exacerbations
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    Published: Mar 08, 2016

    This episode will focus on diagnosis and management of acute asthma exacerbations in the pediatric patient with a known previous diagnosis of asthma. 

    CPS Statement: Uncomplicated Pneumonia in healthy Canadian children and youth
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    Published: Feb 29, 2016

    A brief summary of the Canadian Pediatric Society's recommendations on the diagnosis and management of pneumonia in healthy children. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Uncomplicated Pneumonia - CPS Podcast
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    Published: Feb 28, 2016

    This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society, and aims to summarize the recently published 2015 Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) statement on the management of uncomplicated pneumonia in healthy Canadian children and youth. 

    Inborn Errors of Metabolism Self-Assessment Quiz
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    Published: Feb 23, 2016

    The following multiple-choice questions are designed to test learner's knowledge after listening to the 3-part podcast series on Inborn Errors of Metabolism

    Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Part 3)
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    Published: Feb 23, 2016

    This podcast reviews large molecule metabolic diseases including glycogen storage diseases, lysosomal and peroxisomal diseases and mucopolysaccharidoses.

    Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Part 2)
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    Published: Feb 23, 2016

    This podcast reviews a wide range of small molecule diseases including amino and organic acidemias, urea cycle disorders, fatty acid oxidation defects, carbohydrate metabolism defects, mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation disorders, purine and pyrimidine metabolism disorders and pyruvate metabolism disorders. 

    Vomiting in a 6 week old male
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    Published: Feb 21, 2016

    Mr. and Mrs. Flint bring in their 6 week old baby boy, Charlie, to the Emergency Department (ED) with a week long history of post-parandial emesis.

    Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Part 1)
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    Published: Feb 10, 2016

    This podcast develops a general approach to inborn errors of metabolism, reviewing basic epidemiology, presentations, and initation investigations and management.

    Shortness of breath in a 10 year old boy
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    Published: Feb 01, 2016

    A 10 year old boy presents to the emergency department with severe shortness of breath and wheezing. 

    Vomiting in a 4 month old boy
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    Published: Jan 14, 2016

    Mrs. X presents to your pediatric clinic with her 4 month old son. She tells you that her son was a previously happy and healthy baby, whose only issues included the occasional “spit-up” episode. However, she has recently noticed that he has become more irritable and vomits after most of his feeds. 

    Approach to Eating Disorders
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    Published: Dec 19, 2015

    This episode presents an approach to eating disorders in the pediatric population.  Listeners will learn about the epidemiology and clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, possible complications, and management of eating disorders in children and adolescents.  

    Sleep Disorders
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    Published: Dec 12, 2015

    This episode discusses sleep physiology and common sleep disorders in children. By the end of the podcast, you should be able to describe sleep physiology and stages, list the sleep needs for different age groups, describe the best practices for sleep hygiene and understand common sleep disorders. 

     

    Abusive Head Trauma Cases
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    Published: Dec 01, 2015

    The following contains 2 cases related to head trauma suspicious for child abuse. Learning objectives include common red flags from history and physical for abusive head trauma, steps for workup and imaging, and physician responsibilities in cases of suspected child abuse.

    Approach to Enuresis
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    Published: Nov 23, 2015

    This podcast presents an approach to the investigation and management of enuresis in children. 

    Pediatric History Taking
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    Published: Nov 14, 2015

    The episode presents an approach to pediatric history taking for medical students. This podcast includes a basic framework for a pediatric history as well as tips and tricks from various Pediatricians. 

    CPS Statement: Urinary Tract Infections
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    Published: Nov 09, 2015

    A brief summary of the Canadian Pediatric Society's recommendations on the diagnosis, management and prophylaxis of urinary tract infections in children older than two months of age. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Acute Head Injury Cases
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    Published: Nov 01, 2015

    The following is a series of 3 cases which deal with the acute management of head traumas in pediatric populations. 

    Admission Orders
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    Published: Oct 17, 2015

    This episode presents an approach to writing admission orders in a hospital setting.  While the podcast is focused on Pediatrics, the same approach can be applied to admitting patients in almost any specialty.

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
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    Published: Oct 02, 2015

    This podcast is an approach to diagnosis and management of FASD, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. This podcast was written by Ying Ling, a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Gail Andrew. Dr. Andrew is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the medical director of the FASD Clinical and Research Services at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. 

    Anaphylaxis in a 4 year old male
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    Published: Sep 13, 2015

    A 4-year-old boy is brought in by his mother presenting with an acute onset of dyspnea and pruritic rash. 

    Approach to Pediatric Rashes
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    Published: Aug 30, 2015

    This podcast presents an approach to the classification and diagnosis of rashes in children.

    Introduction to the Canadian Healthcare System
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    Published: Aug 18, 2015

    The goal of this podcast is to leave you with a cursory understanding of the Canadian Healthcare system as we explore many of its facets, including: who supplies healthcare funding; which groups are responsible for setting guidelines and regulations; who is insured under Canadian Healthcare; what aspects of care are, and are not, covered; and the role of Private Insurance in Canadian Healthcare. Please go to pedscases.com for the script to this podcast.

    Pediatric Surgery
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    Published: Aug 05, 2015

    This episode is an introduction to pediatric surgery for medical students. In this podcast, we will review the process of a surgical referral, the consultation, the operation as well as post-op and follow-up considerations from the perspective of a pediatric surgeon and a general pediatrician.

    Pediatric Vital Signs Self-Assessment Cases
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    Published: Aug 03, 2015

    The following multiple-choice questions are designed to test learner's knowledge after listening to the podcast Approach to Pediatric Vital Signs

    Apgar Scoring System Self-Assessment Cases
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    Published: Aug 02, 2015

    The following multiple choice questions are designed to test learner's knowledge after listening to the PedsCases podcast on the Apgar Scoring System.

    Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
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    Published: Jul 23, 2015

    This podcast presents an approach to the diagnosis and management of the different subtypes of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

    Pediatric Anemia Self-Assessment Cases
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    Published: Jul 20, 2015

    The following multiple choice questions are designed to test learner's knowledge after listening to the two-part podcast series on Approach to Pediatric Anemia Part 1 and Part 2.

    Approach to Pediatric Anemia (Part 2)
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    Published: Jul 08, 2015

    This podcast is the second in a two-part series on pediatric anemia. 

    Approach to Pediatric Anemia (Part 1)
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    Published: Jul 03, 2015

    This podcast is the first in a two-part series on pediatric anemia. 

    Febrile Seizures
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    Published: Jun 27, 2015

    This podcast presents an approach to the identification, diagnosis, and management of febrile seizures. 

    International Adoption
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    Published: Jun 07, 2015

    This podcast presents an overview to the international adoption process. Particularly, we discuss some key points in the pre and post adoption consultation visit as well as some key issues to be aware of for long term follow-up. 

    Pediatric Pain Management
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    Published: May 12, 2015

    This podcast presents an approach to pain management in the pediatric population. At the end of this podcast, you should have an understanding of the importance of adequate pain management in the pediatric population, recognize and assess pain in both the verbal and non-verbal child, and manage pain using the 3 P’s: physical, phsycological, and pharmacological methods.

    CPS Statement: Abusive Head Trauma
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    Published: May 07, 2015

    A brief summary of the CPS practice point on the identification, investigatio, and management of suspected Abusive Head Trauma.  Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    CPS Statement: Failure to Thrive in the Toddler
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    Published: Apr 29, 2015

    A brief summary of the CPS practice point on the toddler falling off the growth chart.  Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Turner Syndrome
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    Published: Apr 28, 2015

    This episode gives an overview of the diagnostic criteria, clinical features, and management strategies for patients with Turner Syndrome. 

    Pediatric Injury Prevention
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    Published: Apr 17, 2015

    This episode reviews injury prevention strategies as outlined by the Canadian Paediatric Society. 

    Pediatric Vital Signs
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    Published: Mar 27, 2015

    This episode presents an approach to pediatric vital signs. 

    CPS Statement: Management of bacterial meningitis
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    Published: Feb 24, 2015

    A brief summary of the Canadian Paediatric Society's recommendations on the diagnosis, and management of bacterial meningitis in children older than one month of age. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Apgar Scoring System
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    Published: Feb 23, 2015

    This episode describes how to assess the status of a newborn using the APGAR scoring system and some of the basic interventions that can be done to assist with ventolation.

    CPS Statement: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids
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    Published: Feb 16, 2015

    A brief summary of the Canadian Pediatric Society's recommendations on the risk of acute hyponatremia in hospitalized children and youth receiving maintenance intravenous fluids. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    CPS Statement: Head Lice Infestations: A Clinical Update
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    Published: Feb 10, 2015

    A brief summary of the recommendations from the Canadian Paediatric Society on managing Head Lice infestations.

    Pediatric Fractures
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    Published: Feb 08, 2015

    This episode describes the the anatomy and classification of common paediatric fractures and discusses how they are best managed. 

    CPS Statement: Working with vaccine-hesitant parents
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    Published: Jan 31, 2015

    A brief summary of the CPS practice point on working with vaccine-hesitant parents.  Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    CPS Statement: Emergency Management of Status Epilepticus
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    Published: Jan 25, 2015

    A brief summary of the Canadian Paediatric Society's recommendations on the emergency management of status epilepticus in children. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    CPS Statement: Treating Cough and Cold
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    Published: Jan 16, 2015

    A brief summary of the Canadian Paediatric Society's recommendations on the treating the common cold. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Snapshots
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    Published: Jan 15, 2015
    Developmental Milestones
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    Published: Jan 15, 2015

    An evidence-based summary of developmental milestones in typically developing children (50th percentile).

    CPS Statement: Nutrition for healthy term infants, six to 24 months
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    Published: Jan 13, 2015

    A brief summary of the joint recommendations from Health Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society on nutrition for healthy term infants from six to 24 months.

    CPS Statement: Nutrition for healthy term infants, birth to six months
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    Published: Jan 11, 2015

    A brief summary of the joint recommendations from Health Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society on nutrition for healthy term infants from birth to six months.

    CPS Statement: Bronchiolitis in children one to 24 months of age
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    Published: Jan 08, 2015

    A brief summary of the Canadian Pediatric Society's recommendations on the diagnosis, monitoring and management of bronchiolitis in children from age 1-24 months. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Neonatal Extracranial Head Injuries
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    Published: Jan 07, 2015

    This episode outlines the risk factors for neonatal head extra-cranial head injuries, classifies the major types of these injuries, and discusses their management and prognosis.

    WHO Growth Charts
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    Published: Jan 04, 2015

    A link to the WHO Growth Charts for Canada and a summary of the Canadian Paediatric Society's recommendations for their use.

    CPS Statement: Treatment decisions regarding infants, children and adolescents
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    Published: Jan 04, 2015

    A brief summary of the Canadian Pediatric Society's position statement on the principles behind treatment decisions for infants, children, and adolescents. Be sure to check out the full statement linked here.

    Autism Spectrum Disorder
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    Published: Dec 21, 2014

    This episode defines the core features of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), provides an approach to screening and diagnosis, and discusses initial management strategies. 

    Type 2 Diabetes
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    Published: Dec 07, 2014

    This episode covers an approach to Type 2 diabetes. The objectives for this podcast are to review the presentation and diagnosis, overall management, potential complications, and prevention strategies for the pediatric patient with Type 2 diabetes. 

    Sleepiness and fever in a neonate
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    Published: Oct 20, 2014

    A 10 day old infant presents to the emergency room with a history of decreased activity, decreased feeds, and a fever of 39.3 degrees celsius

    Chronic Cough
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    Published: Oct 04, 2014

    This episode covers an approach to the chronic cough. This podcast covers the common causes, key history questions & physical findings, investigations, and management of the  chronic cough.

    Acute Cough
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    Published: Sep 21, 2014

    This episode covers an approach to the acute cough. This podcast covers the common & emergent causes, key history questions & physical findings, investigations, and management of the acute cough.

    Approach to Pediatric Vomiting (Part 2)
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    Published: Aug 25, 2014

    This podcast is the second in a two part series on pediatric vomiting. This podcast develops an approach to vomiting by discussing a clinical approach to pediatric vomiting via history taking and investigations. 

    Approach to Pediatric Vomiting (Part 1)
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    Published: Aug 25, 2014

    This podcast is the first in a two part series on pediatric vomiting. This podcast develops an approach to vomiting by discussing the differential diagnosis to pediatric vomiting and highlighting the key causes of vomiting in both the newborn and pediatric patient.

    Urinary tract infection in a 7 month old
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    Published: Aug 16, 2014

    A mother brings her 7-month old infant to the emergency room with 3 days of high fever that has persisted despite regular tylenol (acetaminophen).

    Pertussis
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    Published: Aug 04, 2014

    This podcast gives medical students an approach to pertussis, also known as whooping cough. We’ll describe the clinical presentation and stages of the infection, build an approach to diagnosis and choice of antimicrobial therapy, and discuss the benefits of pertussis immunization.

    Classic Video: Approach to Otoscopy
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    Published: Aug 04, 2014

    This video highlights an approach to otoscopy

    Down Syndrome
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    Published: Jul 13, 2014

    This episode covers an approach to the types, diagnosis, features, and management of Down Syndrome. 

    Classic Video: An Approach to Lumbar Punctures
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    Published: Jul 13, 2014

    Welcome to a classic PedsCases video. This video highlights an approach to lumbar punctures. Please don't try performing a lumbar puncture at home or in a healthcare setting on the basis of this video.

    Urologic Emergencies
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    Published: Jun 29, 2014

    This episode covers 8 key pediatric urologic emergencies including  testicular torsion, paraphimosis, disorders of sexual differentiation, nephrolithiasis antenatal hydronephrosis, incarcerated inguinal hernias, hydroceles, and major abdominal birth defects.

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    Published: Mar 24, 2014
    Unresponsive 2 month old baby
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    Published: Dec 29, 2013

    A  young mother has brought in her 2 and 1/2 month old baby boy because he “won’t wake up” and has been “shaking”. You quickly enter the room and find Latisha, a 17 year old first time mom and her son Jamal. Jamal is unresponsive.

    ADHD
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    Published: Jan 03, 2013

     The diagnosis, investigations, differential diagnosis, comorbid conditions as well as an overview of treatment methods for ADHD are discussed in this episode. 

    Type 1 Diabetes - Part 1
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    Published: Jan 03, 2013

    This episode addresses the pathophysiology of T1DM and also reviews acute complications. 

    Type 1 Diabetes - Part 2
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    Published: Jan 03, 2013

    This episode addresses insulin therapies and gives an overview of special considerations in the adolescent population with Type 1 diabetes.

    School difficulties in a 7 year old female
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    Published: Aug 20, 2011

    A 7 year old girl presents with school difficulties commencing a few months earlier.

    Acute diarrhea in an 8 month old female
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    Published: Aug 08, 2011

    Annie, an 8-month-old girl brought in by her mother. Annie’s mother tells you that Annie has been passing loose, watery stools approximately every hour for the past two days.

    Pediatric Obesity
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    Published: May 23, 2011

    This podcast gives students an overview of childhood obesity.  It covers the increasing prevalence of obesity among children, associated health risks and gives an approach of how to talk to children and their families. 

    Pediatric Headache
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    Published: Nov 09, 2010

    The podcast gives an overview of headache classification and the pathophysiology of headache. Learners are given key pointers regarding the history, physical exam and investigations.

    Fever Without a Focus (<3 Months)
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    Published: Sep 27, 2010

    This podcast gives students an approach to the evaluation and management of fever without a focus in children younger than three months of age. 

    Heart murmur in a 6 month old male
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    Published: Sep 01, 2010

    This case will help you differentiate different clinical presentations of pediatric murmurs. 

    Seizure types and epilepsy
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    Published: Aug 29, 2010

    This podcast gives medical students an overview of seizure types seen in pediatrics (focusing on the clerkship objectives) and management of epilepsy. 

    Dehydration in Children
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    Published: Aug 29, 2010

    This podcast gives medical students an approach to identifying and correcting dehydration, plus calculating fluid requirements, in pediatric patients.

    Status Epilepticus in Children
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    Published: Aug 28, 2010

    This podcast gives medical students an approach to managing status epilepticus in pediatric patients.

    Failure to Thrive
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    Published: Aug 15, 2010

    This podcast gives medical students a basic framework about how to understand failure to thrive and helps them develop an approach to the history and physical examination of a child presenting with failure to thrive.

    Dehydration in an 18 month old male
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    Published: Aug 12, 2010

    An 18 month old male presents with a 2 day history of emesis and diarrhea with minimal fluid intake.

    Evaluation of a Limp
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    Published: Aug 10, 2010

    This podcast gives students an approach to the evaluation of limp in children and provides an overview of a number of common or serious causes of limp.

    Altered Level of Consciousness
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    Published: Aug 04, 2010
    Pallor in a 17 month old
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    Published: Aug 03, 2010

    You are a third year medical student doing your emergency rotation when you meet 17-month-old Paul, presenting with pallor. Mom states his appetite is also poor and he is more irritable than usual.

    Acute abdominal pain in a 14 year old female
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    Published: Jul 29, 2010

     14-year-old girl with a two day history of abdominal pain. She also reports a fever of 38°C, nausea beginning eight hours after pain onset, and has not had a bowel movement in four days. 

    Acute Abdominal Pain
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    Published: Jun 22, 2010

    This podcast covers an approach to children with acute abdominal pain. The podcast covers an approach to history, an approach to physical examination, discusses investigations and lists indications for a surgical consult. This episode was written by Peter MacPherson and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. 

    Chronic Abdominal Pain
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    Published: Jun 22, 2010

    This podcast gives medical students an approach to the history and physical examination in chronic abdominal pain and discusses the role of investigations. 'Red Flag' findings on history and physical exam are stressed. We specifically discuss Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Constipation, Lactose Intolerance and Functional Abdominal Pain.

    Pediatric Clerkship Survival Guide
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    Published: Jun 22, 2010

    This podcast will give you an overview of the pediatric clerkship and explain why children are not tiny adults.

    Speech delay in a 2 year old male
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    Published: Jun 20, 2010

    A 2 year old boy presents with speech delay as noted by his mother.

    Evaluation of Proteinuria
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    Published: Jan 10, 2010

    The podcast helps students develop an approach to the evaluation of proteinuria.

    Evaluation of Hematuria
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    Published: Jan 03, 2010

     The podcast helps students develop an approach to the evaluation of hematuria.

    Evaluation of Stridor
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    Published: Sep 29, 2009

    This podcast deals with stridor. Five common causes of acute stridor are discussed, along with the appropriate management in each case. 

    Evaluation of a Heart Murmur
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    Published: Sep 29, 2009

    The clinical features that distinguish an innocent murmur from a pathologic murmur are discussed. Common innocent and pathologic murmurs are addressed and audio examples are provided

    Child Sexual Abuse
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    Published: Sep 28, 2009

    This podcast deals with the child sexual abuse.This podcast outlines the physicians’ role and management in acute and historic child sexual assault cases. In addition, the physical findings associated with sexual assault are described. 

    Respiratory distress in a 4 year old male
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    Published: Sep 21, 2009

    A 4 year old male is noticeably distressed and presents with a 2 hour history of breathing difficulties.

    Knee pain in a 6 year old male
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    Published: Sep 20, 2009

    Kennedy, a previously well 6-year old boy is brought to your general pediatric clinic with left knee swelling and difficulty weight bearing. 

    Projectile vomiting in a 4 week old baby
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    Published: Sep 17, 2009

    A mother has brought in her four-week old baby boy for complaints of vomiting. She explains that over the past couple days, the child has been throwing up, and more recently the vomit nearly “hit the wall.” 

    Developmental Assessment
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    Published: Sep 17, 2009

    This podcast helps students develop an approach to developmental assessment.

    Chronic cough in an adolescent
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    Published: Sep 17, 2009

    A boy is in in the general pediatrics clinic presenting with a history of chronic cough and recurrent pneumonias

    Foreign body aspiration in an infant
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    Published: Sep 17, 2009

    An 11 month old girl has a fever and cough for 6 days. Her clinical status suddently worsens with increased coughing after choking on a carrot. 

    Jaundice in a 3 day old male
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    Published: Sep 16, 2009

    Jason, an newborn boy, presents to the emergency room with marked jaundice

    Cough and respiratory distress in a 14 month old boy
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    Published: Sep 15, 2009

    A 14 month old boy presents with the history of sudden onset of cough and respiratory distress.

    Fever and cough in a 22 month old
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    Published: Sep 15, 2009

    A 22 month old boy presents with fever and cough for 3 days.

    Fever, cough and shortness of breath in a 13 year old
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    Published: Sep 15, 2009

    A previously healthy 13 year old male presents to the ER with fever, cough and shortness of breath.

    Breathing difficulty in a 12 year old boy
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    Published: Sep 13, 2009

    Craig is a 12 year old boy who presents to you at the Emergency with worsening stridor, light-headedness, urticaria, pruritis and a numb sensation in his mouth.

    Tender abdomen in an 18 month old
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    Published: Sep 09, 2009

    18 month old boy presents with a 1 day of intermittent abdominal pain, vomiting, fever and a tender abdomen. He has a past history of duodenal atresia that was surgically corrected soon after birth.

    Abdominal pain in a 4 month old female
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    Published: Sep 09, 2009

    A 4 month old girl presents with 2 day history of colicky abdominal pain, vomiting, abdominal distention, bloody stools, and increasing lethargy.

    Abdominal pain in a 8 year old
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    Published: Sep 09, 2009

    An 8 year old boy presents to the ER with a 2 day history of abdominal pain and distention. He has a complicated medical history including Schwachman Diamond Syndrome, a bone marrow transplant, and is on immunosuppressants (prednisone, tacrolimus).

    Kawasaki Disease
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    Published: Sep 05, 2009

    This podcast addresses the diagnosis and management of Kawasaki disease.

    Physical Abuse in Children
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    Published: Sep 05, 2009

    This podcast deals with the physical abuse of children. Injuries concerning for physical child abuse will be discussed including: bruising, fractures, burns, and head trauma (aka shaken baby syndrome). 

    Adolescent Medicine
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    Published: Sep 05, 2009

    This podcast provides an approach to adolescent history taking. Tips for broaching sensitive topics with an adolescent patient are then provided. 

    Short Stature
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    Published: Sep 04, 2009

    This podcast episode helps medical students develop an approach to the evaluation of short stature in a child.

    Peri-anal warts in a 3 year old male
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    Published: Sep 03, 2009

    You are a third year medical student completing an elective in the child and adolescent protection centre. A three year old male named Johnny is referred to you by his family doctor for a sexual abuse examination. 

    Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in a 15 year old female
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    Published: Sep 03, 2009

    You are about to see Jessie, a 15 year old girl who has been followed by your preceptor for 4 years. Jessie was diagnosed with Insulin-dependent Diabetes Mellitus at the age of 12 after presenting to the emergency room in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).

    Weight loss in an adolescent female
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    Published: Sep 03, 2009

    Your first appointment of the afternoon is with a 14 year old girl named Julie. Julie’s mother has made the appointment because she is concerned that Julie has lost a lot of weight over the last few months.​

    Contraception questions from a 16 year-old female
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    Published: Sep 03, 2009

    Today you are seeing Eva, a 16 year old girl whom you have been following for 4 years due to her asthma. Your appointment sheet does not state the reason for her visit today.

    Poor weight gain in a 2 month old
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    Published: Sep 02, 2009

    You are doing your pediatrics rotation at a children’s hospital. You are asked to see a two month old boy (Cody) who has just been admitted for poor weight gain. At two months, he weighs less than his birth weight.

    Prolonged fever in an 11 month old male
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    Published: Aug 01, 2009

    Owen has a five-day history of fever. That's all! 

    Runny nose, cough, and sore throat in a 2 year old girl
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    Published: Jul 19, 2009

    Your preceptor asks you to see Hanna, a 28 month old female who been having a runny nose, coughing, and complaining of a sore throat. 

    Fever and sore throat in a 3 year old male
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    Published: Jul 14, 2009

    Your preceptor asks you to see Austin, a 3 year old male who has presented with a fever and sore throat.

    Fever, cough, and stridor in a 4 year old girl
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    Published: Jul 13, 2009

    Allison is a 4 year old girl who presents to you with a 5 day history of high fever, coughing, sneezing, and a runny nose. 

    Generalized edema in an 18 month male
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    Published: Jul 08, 2009

    Jeffrey, an 18-month-old child, presents to the emergency department with generalized edema. Two days ago, Jeffrey’s father started noticing swelling around his eyes.

    Possible growth delay in a 15 year old male
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    Published: Jun 09, 2009

    Kyle is 15 years old and has yet to notice pubertal changes. He has not noticed any hair in his armpits or any pubic hair. He has not noticed any change in the size of his testicles or his penis. His testes are descended.

    Seizure in a 4 year old male
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    Published: Mar 10, 2009

    A 4 year old male is brought into the Emergency Department because he started seizing approximately 30 minutes 

    Copious secretions in a neonate
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    Published: Jan 23, 2009

    You are a medical student on a NICU elective. You are paged to be present at the delivery of a fetus with polyhydramnios of unknown cause.

    Rectal bleeding in an 8 year old male
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    Published: Nov 14, 2008

    Adam, an 8 year old male, is brought to see you by his mother with the complaint of abdominal pain, diarrhea and rectal bleeding.

    Possible dysmorphic features in a 15 day old neonate
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    Published: Nov 06, 2008

    One of your patients is a 15 day old infant named Julie. On examination you notice that Julie has a flat facial profile, large tongue, slanted palpebral fissures, epicanthal folds and generalized hypotonia.

    Diarrhea causing dehydration in a 3 year old male
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    Published: Oct 27, 2008

    A three year old boy presents with dehydration following two days of diarrhea.

    Maintenance fluid requirements in a 3 year old female
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    Published: Oct 27, 2008

    A 3 year old female requires maintenance fluid requirements following a tonsillectomy.

    A "very happy" 12 month old male
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    Published: Aug 07, 2008

    This case is written by Juliana, a medical student from the University of Alberta. This case will take you through an examination of Nathan, a 12 month old happy baby. 

    Painful arm in a 4 year old female
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    Published: Jun 08, 2008

    A mother brings her 4-year old daughter Sarah to the emergency department. She explains that at school the previous day, her daughter was reported to trip over a class-mate and fall.

    Low grade fever and vomiting in a 6 year old girl
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    Published: May 03, 2008

    A six-year old girl is brought into the pediatric emergency room by her father. She has a had a 3 day history of low grade fever and vomiting.

    Intoxication in a 13 year old female
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    Published: Apr 01, 2008

    A 13 year old girl has a fight with her mom and in protest, drinks about 125 mL of windshield washer fluid. She is in the emergency room, is stable and neurologically appropriate.

    Hypokalemia in a 13 year old female
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    Published: Apr 01, 2008

    A 13 year old girl presents in the Emergency Department with weakness and fainting.