Knowledge Bomb

Knowledge Bomb! ‘Step-by-Step’ Approach to Treating Febrile Infants

We continue on with the series with Knowledge Bomb #12. The purpose and motivation for this series is outlined in the first entry and extensively in an ALiEM IDEA series blog entry. Background Infants less than 3 months old presenting to the ED with a fever can be a true emergency, as this patient population is


High Yield for the Field (HYFTF) Conference Pearls 12/3/15

  This week’s episode presented by Dr. John Purakal covers Dr. Laura Kwoh’s M&M presentation on Foreign Body Aspiration in the Pediatric Patient. Also, be sure to check out guest lecturer and UIC EM Alumnus Dr. Eashwar Chandrasekaran on Prognositication in the ED below! Link to Eashwar’s Lecture:


High Yield for the Field (HYFTF) 11/25/15

Presented by John Purakal MD, PGY-2. This week’s episode covers pearls from our last conference including reading head CT’s, anticoagulation reversal and severe pediatric asthma exacerbations. Enjoy!