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Chapter 25 – Trauma

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Chapter 25 Trauma Anthony J. Ciorciari Cervical Spine Injuries Among children in the United States, there are approximately 1300 new cases of spinal cord injury each year, with most occurring…

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Chapter 23 – Rheumatologic Emergencies

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Chapter 23 Rheumatologic Emergencies Joyce Hui-Yuen and NoĆ© Romo Acute Rheumatic Fever Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is a non-suppurative sequela of Group A Streptococcus (GAS) pharyngitis that can affect the…

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Chapter 22 – Renal Emergencies

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Chapter 22 Renal Emergencies Sandra J. Cunningham and Beatrice Goilav Acute Glomerulonephritis Acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) is a clinical syndrome caused by an immune-mediated injury to the glomerulus. Clinical features are…

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Chapter 21 – Radiology

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Chapter 21 Radiology James A. Meltzer , Robert Acosta , Dan Barlev , and C. Anthoney Lim Pediatric Emergency Bedside Ultrasound Over the past 20 years, bedside ultrasound (BUS) has…

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Chapter 20 – Pulmonary Emergencies

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Chapter 20 Pulmonary Emergencies Sergey Kunkov and Sandra J. Cunningham Asthma Asthma is characterized by reversible hyperresponsiveness, obstruction, and inflammation of the lower airways. About 13% of children are affected…

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