Great Books to Mold Great Leaders

Great Books to Mold Great Leaders

Director's Corner

Non-medical reading material to improve and expand your skills in management

So Your Kid Swallowed a Little Magnet...

So Your Kid Swallowed a Little Magnet...

Practical Pediatrics

How to handle the ingestion of rare earth magnets

Realign Incentives to Hold Down Costs

Realign Incentives to Hold Down Costs

Night Shift

Everyone agrees that we need to lower the cost of healthcare, but that’s about where the agreement ends

Talk So Patients Will Listen

Talk So Patients Will Listen

Oh Henry

Let's worry a little less about using big words, and a little more about being understood

When Paying More Taxes is a Good Thing

When Paying More Taxes is a Good Thing

Financial Consult

Upping your tax bill today may cost you less tomorrow

RLQ Abdominal Pain in Two-Year-Old

RLQ Abdominal Pain in Two-Year-Old

Visual Dx

Worse than a tummy ache

Crack the Contract Code

Crack the Contract Code

Legal Wrangle

The big deal about small print

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altA 2-year-old child is brought to the ED on a cold December evening by frantic parents one hour after swallowing several mistletoe berries at home. The parents had placed the mistletoe plant over the door entryway secured by a piece of scotch tape. During a large family holiday gathering, the mistletoe fell to the floor causing the curious toddler to ingest several of the scattered berries.

altWhen kids present with lacerations, we have choices as to how to stitch them up. This journal club reviews the literature on the appropriate selection of sutures in children, and pits tissue adhesive head-to-head against adhesive strips.

altDon’t look now, but that gentle lapping at your toes is the first hint of the “silver tsunami” coming soon to an emergency department near you. Of the 313 million people currently living in the United States, 12% are over the age of 65 years, and one million are over 100 years old. More sobering, as of January 1, 2011, the first baby boomers started to qualify for Medicare.

altFor those of you who may have missed the most recent press release from the CDC on August 14th, the incidence of the potentially deadly West Nile Virus is back with a vengeance. 

altThink you know everything about the lowly abscess? Think again. New research suggests you might want to use ultrasound before you lance, and suture before you pack. 

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