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Pediatric Fever Protocols

There have been several attempts at building protocols for pediatric fever in order to determine what…

Antiplatelet Therapy and Intra-cranial Hemorrhage (ICH)

Treatment: Spontaneous ICH (intra-parenchymal) Studies suggest platelets may increase poor outcomes. (PATCH trial, etc) Note: trials…

Angioedema

Treatment:  Control airway early if tongue swelling: Consider flex/fiber optic visualization Be prepared for surgical airway…

Varicella & Pregnancy

Treatment in pregnancy: Chicken Pox Infection Immunized or Hx of past infection: exposure: nothing to do.…

Lyme Disease

Treatment:  PO – for rash, cranial nerve palsy, carditis, or arthritis Doxycycline 100mg PO BID x…

Preeclampsia

Criteria Pregnancy, 20 weeks gestation up to 6 weeks postpartum, AND Hypertension >140/90 x 2 (at least…