#TipsForNewPeds The baby aisle

This will be the first in a series of brief posts in honor of all the trainees starting their pediatric residencies in the next few weeks #TipsForNewPeds. My goal is to give you some familiarity with the world of products marketed for kids, a primer on what's out there so you can feel comfortable as… Continue reading #TipsForNewPeds The baby aisle

Take two and call in the morning

Today, our senior teaching resident reviewed an article from the Journal of Pediatrics titled Comparative Effectiveness of Dexamethasone versus Prednisone in Children Hospitalized with Asthma. This line of research has some interesting implications for primary care and how we manage outpatient asthma exacerbations. One thing that came up was how dex could be a benefit… Continue reading Take two and call in the morning

Oh, I just changed that onsie…

There is more than one way to talk about spitting up in typical infants. Here is a brief overview of how I approach the topic. I think the skill of providing reassurance about normal behaviors is crucial for any pediatric provider. The way a caregiver interprets a child's behavior can have far-reaching effects on the… Continue reading Oh, I just changed that onsie…