Do muscle relaxants work for back pain? Maybee yes, maybee no. So if thats the case which should you choose? Probably the best naswer to that is choose something non adictive with no serious side affects. Thus not diazepam.
Are you too chicken to prescribe? Don’t give ibuprofen to children with chicken pox, right? Or is it one of PEM’s great myths? ….
So ordering too many tests is learned behaviour. It’s also learned early. ow can we unlearn this behaviour? How to we teach rational investigation? What is an essential test, or treatment, or investigation.
Neuro stimulation testing. Or level of consciousness testing. A painful stimuli. B Nasal tickle and corneal reflex. If you suspect pseudoseizures are you helping the patient or hurting the patient? Perhaps start with B then move to A for PNEA.
Follow three patients’ journeys as they learn about non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD).
More on the formula or milk debate. Is change a good thing? Or is it change for the sake of change? We should talk more often
Tramadol, tramadon’t so what do we do? Everything is awesome but every action has a reaction. https://rebelem.com/tramadol-or-tramadont/Tramadol or Tramadont – REBEL EM – Emergency Medicine BlogBecause of Tramadol’s multiple mechanisms of action, potential drug-drug interactions, and lowering of the seizure threshold, the safety of tramadol has been brought to question.
The Seymour fracture.
We will now have regular medical history pages since I discovered this website. This ones about ECG and a long suffering dog,Jimmy.
How do you approach the CP child who is just not right? An approach to irritability and pain in the severely neurologically impaired child.
Logan is a 6yo who is presented to ED by his mother, one Tuesday evening as “just not himself”. Logan is well known to your local paediatric team for manag ….