Conference this week will cover the topic of home oxygen monitors and SIDS. I still find this a hard conversation as it comes from a parent's genuine fear of the worst possible outcome. It got me thinking, are there ways to approach this conversation to avoid alienating parents while still practicing evidence based medicine? Some… Continue reading What about a home O2 monitor?
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