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An overview of key topics in pediatrics

Episode Date
Paediatric Health Supervision – General Approach to Newborns
19:37

This podcast was developed by Kevin Lee, a 4th year medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Melanie Lewis,pediatric doctor at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. This podcast will discuss the key components of newborn health supervision, including history taking, physical exam, investigations, safety & education, and follow up. 

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Jun 16, 2018
Medical Decision Making - CPS Podcast
16:23

Developed in partnership with the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), this podcast reviews the recently published CPS position statement on medical decision making.  This podcast was developed by Dr. Allyson Shorkey, a first year pediatrics resident from the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto and Dr. Kevin Coughlin, a Neonatologist and Bioethicist, from Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences and the University of Western Ontario. 

Jun 07, 2018
Contraceptive Care in Canadian Youth – CPS Podcast
20:02

Developed in partnership with the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), this podcast gives a summary of the 2018 CPS Guideline regarding contraceptive care for Canadian youth, including contraceptive methods and prescription guidelines. This podcast was developed by Vandana Rawal, a second-year pediatrics resident at the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto and Dr. Guiseppina Di Meglio, Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at McGill University and lead author of the CPS statement being reviewed.

May 30, 2018
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Guidelines
20:59

This podcast covers the principles of neonatal resuscitation and reflects the updated 7th Edition Neonatal Resuscitation Program Guidelines released in 2016. This podcast was developed by Drs. Julia DiLabio, Emer Finan, Colin Siu, and Chloe Joynt for PedsCases.com.

May 24, 2018
Non-Invasive Ventilation in Pediatric Medicine
18:39

This podcast was created by Jenner Lakusta, a second-year medical student at the University of Alberta, Dr. Jonathan Duff, a pediatric intensivist at the Stollery Children’s hospital in Edmonton as well as an associate professor at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Chris Novak, a second-year resident at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. This podcast reviews the basic principles of non-invasive ventilation (NIV), the different types of NIV—including high-flow nasal cannula, CPAP and BiPAP— and common indications for NIV in pediatric medicine today.

May 16, 2018
Henoch-Schlonlein Purpura (HSP)
09:48

This podcast will provide an approach to Henoch – Schlonlein Purpura (HSP). The definition, etiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnoses, investigations and management of patients with HSP will all be reviewed. This podcast was developed by Vivian Szeto, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in conjunction with Dr. Rumsey, a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital. 

May 09, 2018
Acyanotic Congenital Heart Lesions - Part 2
12:19

This podcast is part two of the two part series on acyanotic congenital heart lesions which describes the pathophysiology of obstructive acyanotic heart lesions including pulmonary stenosis, aortic stenosis, and coarctation of the aorta. This podcast was developed by Herman Bami, a second year medical student from Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario and Dr. Michael Grattan, a pediatric cardiologist at the London Health Sciences Center.

May 05, 2018
Acyanotic Congenital Heart Lesions - Part 1
19:21

This podcast is part one of the two part series on acyanotic congenital heart lesions which defines congenital heart disease, classifies it as cyanotic or acyanotic, describes pathophysiology of left-to-right shunts and reviews septal defects and patent ductus arteriosus. This podcast was developed by Herman Bami, a second year medical student from Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario and Dr. Michael Grattan, a pediatric cardiologist at the London Health Sciences Center.

May 05, 2018
Speech and Language Delay
13:41

This podcast explores speech and language delays in a clinical context.  How to define, screen, diagnose, and intervene in speech and language delays will be covered.  This podcast was developed by Emily Fong, a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lyn Sonnenberg, Program Director for Developmental Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.

Apr 20, 2018
Puberty and Pubertal Disorders – Part 3: Delayed Puberty
13:45

This video is the final video of a three-part series on puberty and pubertal disorders. This episode covers the topic of delayed puberty including the clinical criteria for diagnosing and an approach for the common causes of delayed puberty. This video was developed by Ruojin Bu, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Elizabeth Rosolowsky, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Alberta. 

Apr 16, 2018
Puberty and Pubertal Disorders – Part 3: Delayed Puberty
13:45

This video is the final video of a three-part series on puberty and pubertal disorders. This episode covers the topic of delayed puberty including the clinical criteria for diagnosing and an approach for the common causes of delayed puberty. This video was developed by Ruojin Bu, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Elizabeth Rosolowsky, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Alberta. 

Apr 16, 2018
Puberty and Puberty Disorders - Part 2: Precocious Puberty
15:00

This is the second episode of a three-part series on puberty and pubertal disorders. This episode covers an approach to precocious puberty, and was developed by Ruojin Bu, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Elizabeth Rosolowsky, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Alberta. 

Apr 16, 2018
Puberty and Pubertal Disorders - Part 2: Precocious Puberty
15:00

This is the second episode of a three-part series on puberty and pubertal disorders. This episode covers an approach to precocious puberty, and was developed by Ruojin Bu, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Elizabeth Rosolowsky, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Alberta. 

 

Apr 16, 2018
Puberty and Pubertal Disorders – Part 1: Normal Puberty
20:24

This video explores the physiology and clinical presentations of normal puberty. This is the first episode of a three-part series on puberty and pubertal disorders developed by Ruojin Bu and Dr. Elizabeth Rosolowsky. 

Apr 12, 2018
Puberty and Pubertal Disorders – Part 1: Normal Puberty
20:34

This podcast explores the physiology and clinical presentations of normal puberty. This is the first episode of a three-part series on puberty and pubertal disorders developed by Ruojin Bu and Dr. Elizabeth Rosolowsky. 

Apr 10, 2018
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
18:13

This podcast focuses on the diagnosis and management of newborns with intrauterine growth restriction, abbreviated “IUGR”. This podcast was developed by Manisha Tilak, a medical student at Queen’s University, with Dr. Robert Connelly, a neonatologist and Head of the Department of Pediatrics at Queen’s University. Maternal, fetal, and placental risk factors, appropriate screening and workup, appropriate post-natal assessment and complications of IUGR will be reviewed. 

Apr 02, 2018
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
18:13

This podcast focuses on the diagnosis and management of newborns with intrauterine growth restriction, abbreviated “IUGR”. This podcast was developed by Manisha Tilak, a medical student at Queen’s University, with Dr. Robert Connelly, a neonatologist and Head of the Department of Pediatrics at Queen’s University. Maternal, fetal, and placental risk factors, appropriate screening and workup, appropriate post-natal assessment and complications of IUGR will be reviewed. 

Apr 02, 2018
Juvenile Dermatomyositis
18:58

This podcast presents an approach to juvenile dermatomyositis. This podcast will review history, physical exam, key investigations, treatment, and prognosis for a child presenting with juvenile dermatomyositis. This podcast was developed by Josh Koegler, a third year medical student at the University of Alberta working with Dr. Dax Rumsey, a Paediatric Rheumatologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Mar 27, 2018
Approach to Acid Base Disturbance

This video presents an approach to acid-base disturbance. The pathophysiology, common causes, and acute management will be reviewed, as well as arterial blood gases.This video is developed by Katie Girgulis, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Karen Forbes, a pediatrician and medical educator at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta.

Mar 19, 2018
Approach to Acid Base Disturbance
22:02

This video presents an approach to acid-base disturbance. The pathophysiology, common causes, and acute management will be reviewed, as well as arterial blood gases.This video is developed by Katie Girgulis, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Karen Forbes, a pediatrician and medical educator at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta 

Mar 18, 2018
Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents
18:48

In this episode, we will be discussing sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, in the adolescent population. This podcast has been developed by Dr. Laura Betcherman and Dr. Talia Lenton-Brym, paediatric residents at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, under the guidance of Dr. Ashley Vandermorris, an Adolescent Medicine physician at The Hospital for Sick Children. 

Mar 12, 2018
Pediatric Trauma
25:23

This podcast provides listeners with an overview of pediatric trauma. Components of the initial hospital assessment will be discussed, including triage, primary, and secondary surveys. This episode was developed by Breanne Paul with the help of Dr. Melissa Chan. Breanne is a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Chan is a pediatric emergency physician and Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

 

Mar 01, 2018
Neonatal Hypoglycemia
17:55

This podcast is designed to give you an overview of neonatal hypoglycemia. Listeners will learn about infants at risk, signs and symptoms, screening, and the diagnosis and management of neonatal hypoglycemia. This podcast has been developed by Carina Lauzon, a medical student at the University of Alberta with Dr. Marc-Antoine Landry, a neonatologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Feb 22, 2018
Cross-Cultural Communication – CPS Podcast
10:25

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), discussing the new CPS position statement on cross-cultural communication. Listeners will learn about the LEARN model for cross-cultural communication in pediatrics. This podcast was developed by Dr. Sarah Johnson, a second-year Pediatrics resident, and Dr. Tehseen Ladha, Assistant Professor and General Pediatrician, both at the Stollery Children’s Hospital at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

Feb 15, 2018
Urticaria
17:32

This podcast is designed to give you an overview of urticaria. Listeners will learn about urticaria presentation, the pathophysiology, different classifications, how to diagnose it and management options. This podcast has been developed by Dayne Jeong, a medical student at McMaster University, with Dr. Wade Watson, a pediatric allergist, professor of pediatrics, Dalhousie University, and head of the Division of Allergy at IWK Children’s Hospital.

 

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Feb 12, 2018
Approach to Purpura
15:29

This podcast presents a general approach to purpura. Listeners will learn about symptoms, history and physical exam findings, and the differential diagnosis for purpura in children. This podcast has been developed by Dr. Samantha Lam, a medical graduate of the University of Alberta, with Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton.

Jan 27, 2018
Management of infants born to mothers who have used Opioids during pregnancy – CPS Podcast
21:04

This podcast was made in conjunction with PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatrics Society (CPS) to summarize the recently published 2017 CPS Practice Point: Management of Infants born to Mothers who have used Opioids during pregnancy.  In this episode, listeners will learn about the presentation of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and its differential, the assessment of an infant with NAS, and the treatment and discharge planning of an infant and their family. The podcast was developed by Dr. Maya Dhahan, a second-year Paediatrics Resident, in collaboration with Dr. Thierry Lacaze, staff Neonatologist and Section Chief for the Department of Neonatology at the University of Calgary, and the lead author of the CPS statement.

 

Jan 15, 2018
Pediatric Anxiety
16:54

This episode presents a general approach to pediatric anxiety disorders. Listeners will learn about symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and management of common anxiety disorders in children. This podcast has been developed by medical student Jeff Bennett and Dr. Heidi Wikes a consultant psychiatrist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Canada.

Jan 10, 2018
Approach to Major Depressive Disorder
18:41

This podcast discusses an approach to pediatric major depressor disorder. Listeners will learn about the clinical presentation of depressive disorders, as well as diagnostic criteria and treatment options. The episode was created by Jeff Bennett with the assistance of Dr. Heidi Wilkes. Jeff is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Wilkes is a consultant psychiatrist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Jan 07, 2018
Infant Nutrition from 6 to 24 Months
15:12

This is the second podcast in the series on infant nutrition which has been developed by medical student Keon Ma, with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a is a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. This episode presents an approach to infant nutrition in the 6 to 24 months age group including when and what complementary foods should be introduced, the role of breastfeeding, the prevention of iron deficiency and food allergies, and the role of responsive feeding.

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Dec 22, 2017
Infant Nutrition from Birth to 6 months
13:38

This episode present an approach to nutrition from birth to 6 months of age. This podcast series on infant nutrition has been developed by medical student Keon Ma, with the help of our very own Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a is a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Dec 12, 2017
Medical Assistance in Dying: A Paediatric Perspective - CPS Podcast
22:28

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), discussing the new CPS position statement titled: “Medical Assistance in Dying: A Paediatric Perspective.” This podcast presents a paediatric perspective to medical assistance in dying (MAID). This podcast was developed by Dr. Chris Novak, a second-year Paediatric resident at the Stollery Children’s Hospital at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, and Dr. Dawn Davies, a Paediatric Palliative Care specialist and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta.

Dec 08, 2017
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
24:42

This podcast presents an approach to the management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children. In this episode, listeners will learn about the pathophysiology of OSA and common causes in the pediatric population, steps to evaluating OSA in a pediatric patient, the role of a PSG in diagnosing OSA, as well as treatment options for OSA. This podcast was developed by Steffany Charles in collaboration with Dr. Joanna MacLean, a pediatric Respirologist and Sleep Specialist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta. 

 

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Nov 28, 2017
Disruptive Behaviour Screening in Preschool Children - CPS Podcast
16:35

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society. It aims to summarize the recent 2017 Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) statement on screening for disruptive behaviour problems in preschool children in primary health care settings. This episode was developed by Dr. Claire Nguyen with the help of Dr. Alice Charach. Dr. Claire Nguyen is a fourth-year Developmental Paediatric Subspecialty Resident at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital at the University of Toronto. Dr. Alice Charach is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Hospital for Sick Children and Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.

For further information, and to see the full-length CPS statement, please visit www.cps.ca.

 

Nov 25, 2017
Approach to Thalassemia (Part 2)
12:55

This is the second podcast in a two part series reviewing an approach to Thalassemia. Listeners will learn about the basic physiology of hemoglobin and hemoglobinopathies. The diagnosis and management of alpha and beta thalassemia will also be discussed. The series was developed by Ann Tran with the help of Dr. Corriveau-Bourque. Ann is a fourth year medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Corriveau-Bourque is a pediatric hematologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

Nov 21, 2017
Approach to Thalassemia (Part 1).
15:59

This is the first podcast in a two part series reviewing an approach to thalassemia. Listeners will learn about the basic physiology of hemoglobin and hemoglobinopathies. The diagnosis and management of alpha and beta thalassemia will also be discussed. The series was developed by Ann Tran with the help of Dr. Corriveau-Bourque. Ann is a fourth year medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Corriveau-Bourque is a pediatric hematologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

Nov 21, 2017
Physical Punishment of Children in Canada
10:53

This podcast will provide listeners with an overview of physical punishment in children including a comparison to physical abuse, current laws, other countries policies on physical punishment, and recommendations for parents on discipline. This podcast was developed by Michael Schlegelmilch, a medical student at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada in collaboration with the Child and Youth Protection (CYP) team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa, Canada including Drs. Torrey Parker, Louise Murray, Alissa Dupuis and Michelle Ward, staff pediatricians in addition to Abby Browne, registered nurse.

 

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Nov 18, 2017
Cardiopathies Congénitales Partie 3
19:51

Cette baladodiffusion est le troisème d’une série portant sur les cardiopathies congénitales. Dans cette épisode, aborderons les cardiopathies acyanogènes et obstructives. Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Jade Chénard-Roy, étudiante de 4e année en médecine à l’Université Laval avec Dr Christian Drolet, cardiologue pédiatre au CHUL. 

Nov 08, 2017
Cardiopathies Congénitales Partie 2
16:24

Cette baladodiffusion est la seconde d’une série portant sur les cardiopathies congénitales. Dans cette épisode, nous aborderons les cardiopathies cyanogènes. Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Jade Chénard-Roy, étudiante de 4e année en médecine à l’Université Laval avec Dr Christian Drolet, cardiologue pédiatre au CHUL. 

Nov 08, 2017
Cardiopathies Congénitales Partie 1
14:18

Cette baladodiffusion est la première d’une série portant sur les cardiopathies congénitales. Dans cette épisode, nous verrons les bases physiologiques et anatomiques des cardiopathies congénitales.  Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Jade Chénard-Roy, étudiante de 4e année en médecine à l’Université Laval avec Dr Christian Drolet, cardiologue pédiatre au CHUL. 

Nov 08, 2017
Update for Canadian NRP Providers: A Case-Based Review - CPS Podcast
18:56

This podcast summarizes the recently published 2017 Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) Practice Point outlining the updated Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) guidelines for Canadian providers through a case-based review. The podcast was developed by Dr. Julia DiLabio, a third-year Paediatrics Resident at SickKids Hospital and the University of Toronto, and Dr. Emer Finan, a Staff Neonatologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.

 

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Nov 02, 2017
Human Trafficking in the Pediatric Population in Canada
13:06

This podcast presents an approach to screening for human trafficking in the pediatric population in Canada.  Listeners will learn about the scope and impact of human trafficking in Canada, identify red flags for children at risk, and discuss approaches to intervention.  This podcast was developed by University of Alberta medical students Julianna Deutscher and Stephen Miazga with the support of Dr. Melanie Lewis and Dr. Helly Goez, Pediatricians at the University of Alberta, and Emma Herrington, a medical student from McMaster University.

Oct 29, 2017
Otite Moyenne Aigüe - CPS Podcast
20:03

Cette baladodiffusion a été produite par PedsCases et la Société canadienne de pédiatrie. Elle résume le document de principes sur la prise en charge de l’otite moyenne aiguë chez les enfants de six mois et plus publié en 2016. Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Jade Chénard-Roy, étudiante de 4e année en médecine à l’Université Laval, Dre Nicole Le Saux, une infectiologue pédiatre à l’Université d’Ottawa, et Dre Joan L Robinson, une infectiologue pédiatre et associée à l’Université d’Alberta.

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Oct 19, 2017
Acute Otitis Media - CPS Podcast
21:35

This podcast summarizes the 2016 Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) position statement on the management of acute otitis media in children six months of age and older. In this episode, listening will learn about the pathogenesis, etiology, and risk factors of acute otitis media. They will also learn to diagnose and to manage uncomplicated acute otitis media, depending on the clinical situation and presence of severity criteria. This podcast was developed by Jade Chénard-Roy, in collaboration with Dr. Nicole Le Saux, a paediatric infectious diseases physician and associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, and Dr. Joan L Robinson, a paediatric infectious diseases specialist and associate professor at the University of Alberta.

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Oct 19, 2017
Approach to Abdominal Mass Part 2
16:54

This is Part 2 of the two part series covering and Approach to Abdominal Masses. This podcast will discuss Wilms' Tumor and Neuroblastoma. This episode was developed by Kieran Purich, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Ioana Bratu, a pediatric surgeon and Associate Professor at Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. 

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Oct 16, 2017
Approach to Abdominal Mass Part 1
17:21

This is Part 1 of the two part series covering and Approach to Abdominal Masses. This podcast will discuss the differential diagnosis, history, physical exam, and initial investigations for a child presenting with an abdominal mass. This episode was developed by Kieran Purich, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Ioana Bratu, a pediatric surgeon and Associate Professor at Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. 


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Oct 15, 2017
Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia
17:50

This podcast reviews the definition, pathophysiology, and common etiologies of conjugated hyperbilirubinemia. Listeners will also learn approach to the diagnosis and management of conjugated hyperbilirubinemia, with a focus on biliary atresia. The episode was written by Jennifer Ng with the help of Dr. Jason Silverman. Jennifer is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Silverman is pediatric gastroenterologist and assistant professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.

Sep 28, 2017
Approach to Pediatric Syncope
15:41

The episodes presents an approach to the pediatric patient presenting with syncope. Both benign and life-threatening causes will be discussed. Listeners will be able to recognize red flags on history, examination and investigations. This podcast has been developed by medical student Vishal Puri with the help of Dr. Joseph Atallah and Dr. Mel Lewis. Dr. Joseph Atallah is a pediatric cardiologist and Dr. Mel Lewis is a general pediatrician, both staff at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, AB.

Sep 23, 2017
Childhood Immunizations Part 3: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy
16:58

This podcast will be addressing some frequently asked questions about vaccines and common reasons for vaccine hesitancy. In this episode, listeners will understand the importance of herd immunity, recognize that there are many different reasons for vaccine hesitance, address common misconceptions about vaccine safety, explain how vaccine safety is monitored in Canada, and understand why parents should not be complacent about vaccine-preventable diseases. This podcast was developed by Kristen Timm, a medical student, and Dr. Sarah Forgie, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. 

 

Sep 14, 2017
Childhood Immunizations (Part 2)
18:10

This is part 2 of a 3-part series of podcasts discussing childhood immunizations. This series will discuss vaccines, the routine immunization schedule in Canada, and common questions from vaccine-hesitant parents. This episode will be reviewing the routine childhood immunizations used in Canada. This series has been developed by Dr. Kristen Timm, a Family Medicine resident at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Sarah Forgie, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta. 

 

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Sep 09, 2017
Childhood Immunizations (Part 1)
15:34

This is the first of a 3-part series of podcasts discussing childhood immunizations. This series will discuss vaccines, the routine immunization schedule in Canada, and common questions from vaccine-hesitant parents. This episode describes an overview of the immune system and how different kinds of vaccines work. This series has been developed by Kristen Timm, a Family Medicine resident at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Sarah Forgie, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta. 

 

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Sep 07, 2017
Cerebral Palsy
16:29

This podcast is designed to give students an overview about Cerebral Palsy. We will discuss risk factors, classification, diagnosis, management and prognosis. The podcast has been created by Dayae Jeong, a medical student at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada with the help of Dr. Kristen Hallett, a consultant pediatrician and associate professor at McMaster Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Sara Long-Gagné, a complex care pediatrician at Montreal Children’s Hospital. 

Sep 04, 2017
Invasive Meningococcal Vaccination for Canadian Children and Youth - CPS Podcast
16:09

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and aims to summarize the 2017 CPS Practice Point: Update on invasive meningococcal vaccination for Canadian children and youth. In this episode, listeners will learn the clinical presentation and epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis in Canada, the current vaccination schedule and guidelines for vaccination, and how to identify children and adolescents who may need extra vaccinations. This podcast was developed by Dr. Sarah Johnson, a first-year paediatrics resident at the Stollery Children’s Hospital at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Joan Robinson, a paediatric infectious diseases specialist and associate professor at the University of Alberta. 

 

Aug 07, 2017
Behavioural Problems in Children
19:15

This podcast will review keys to behavioural management and compliance during medical examination in typically developing young children. Listeners will learn how to define behaviour, perform an appropriate history and physical exam, and characterize common behavioural problems. It was written by Michelle Hanbidge and Dr. Debra Andrews. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Andrews is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 

 

Jul 27, 2017
Approach to Pediatric Periorbital Edema
20:38

This Podcast will discuss an approach to pediatric periorbital edema. In this episode, listeners will determine the key differential diagnoses for the presentation of periorbital edema and learn an approach to the history, physical exam, and diagnostic studies used. Key points that differentiate periorbital cellulitis from orbital cellulitis and the management of each will also be discussed. This podcast was written by Monique Jarrett, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Melanie Lewis a Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Catherine Morgan a Pediatric Nephrologist and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta.

Jul 13, 2017
Management of Food Allergies
21:02

This episode reviews the management of IgE-mediated food allergies in children. At the end of the podcast, listeners will be able to define food allergy, develop and approach to the history and physical examination of a child with an allergic reaction to food, describe how a food allergy is diagnosed, discuss the treatment of allergic reaction to food, and outline long term risk reduction strategies for a food allergy. This podcast was developed by Cary Ma, a medical student at University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Yarden Yanishevsky, a pediatric allergist, assistant professor and section head of pediatric allergy at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Jul 01, 2017
Acne - Part 2
22:01

This is the second of a 2-part series of videos discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This series will discuss the clinical presentation, complications, as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Chris Keeling, Assistant Clinical Professor and Community Dermatologist at the University of Alberta.

 

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Jun 21, 2017
Acne - Part 2 (Audio)
22:01

This is the second of a 2-part series of videos discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This series will discuss the clinical presentation, complications, as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Chris Keeling, Assistant Clinical Professor and Community Dermatologist at the University of Alberta.

 

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Jun 20, 2017
Acne- Part 1 (Audio only)
22:20

This is the first of a 2-part series of podcasts discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This podcast series will discuss the clinical presentation, complication as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Loretta Fiorillo, Pediatric Dermatologist, University of Alberta.

 

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Jun 03, 2017
Acne- Part 1
22:20

This is the first of a 2-part series of podcasts discussing acne in pediatric patients. Acne is one of the most common skin complaints in children. This podcast series will discuss the clinical presentation, complication as well as an approach to management of acne. This podcast has been developed by Laura Soong, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Loretta Fiorillo, Pediatric Dermatologist, University of Alberta.

 

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Jun 03, 2017
Septic Arthritis (Part 2)
16:42

This is the second episode in a two part series discussing septic arthritis as an acute monoarthritis presentation in children. In this podcast, listeners will learn about the key investigations, treatment, and prognosis for septic arthritis. The series was developed by Dr. Brieanne Rogers, in collaboration with Dr. Janet Ellsworth, Dr. Sukhdeep Dulai, and Dr. Peter Gill. Dr. Rogers is a pediatric resident Alberta Children's Hospital at the University of Calgary. Dr. Ellsworth is a Pediatric Rheumatologist and Dr. Dulai is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, both at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton. Dr. Gill is a Pediatric Resident at the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto.

 

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May 15, 2017
Septic Arthritis (Part 1)
16:38

This is the first episode in a two part series discussing septic arthritis as an acute monoarthritis presentation in children. In this podcast, listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis for acute monoarthritis, as well as and key considerations for  history, physical examination, and investigation. The series was developed by Dr. Brieanne Rogers, in collaboration with Dr. Janet Ellsworth, Dr. Sukhdeep Dulai, and Dr. Peter Gill. Stay tuned for Part 2 coming soon. 

 

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May 11, 2017
Approach to Pediatric Abdominal X-Rays (Video)
13:16

This video presents an approach to pediatric abdominal x-rays.  By the end of this video, you should be able to describe common radiographic findings in the pediatric population, including foreign body ingestion, duodenal atresia, and pneumoperitoneum. This podcast and video are developed by Ben Pi, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Jacob Jaremko, a pediatric MSK radiologist at the University of Alberta Hospital. 

 

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May 03, 2017
Approach to Pediatric Abdominal X-Rays (Audio)
13:16

This video presents an approach to pediatric abdominal x-rays.  By the end of this video, you should be able to describe common radiographic findings in the pediatric population, including foreign body ingestion, duodenal atresia, and pneumoperitoneum. This podcast and video are developed by Ben Pi, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Jacob Jaremko, a pediatric MSK radiologist at the University of Alberta Hospital.

 

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May 03, 2017
Tetralogy of Fallot (Video)
16:35

This video presents an approach to Tetralogy of Fallot, a cyanotic congenital heart defect. The pathophysiology, anatomy, and clinical presentation will be reviewed. Listeners will be able to develop an approach to diagnosis, work-up and treatment. This podcast is developed by Katie Girgulis a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Andrew Mackie and Dr. Karen Forbes. Dr. Mackie is a pediatric cardiologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Forbes is a pediatrician and medical educator at the Stollery Children’s Hospital.

 

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Apr 14, 2017
Tetralogy of Fallot (Audio)
16:35

This episode presents an approach to Tetralogy of Fallot, a cyanotic congenital heart defect. The pathophysiology, anatomy, and clinical presentation will be reviewed. Listeners will be able to develop an approach to diagnosis, work-up and treatment. This podcast is developed by Katie Girgulis a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Andrew Mackie and Dr. Karen Forbes. Dr. Mackie is a pediatric cardiologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Forbes is a pediatrician and medical educator at the Stollery Children’s Hospital.

 

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Apr 14, 2017
Febrile Neutropenia
17:08

This podcast outlines an approach to febrile neutropenia in children. Listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis, considerations for history and physical examination, and the initial investigations and management for a child presenting with fever and neutropenia. This episode was written by Dr. Chris Novak and Dr. Bev Wilson. Dr. Novak is a pediatric resident at the University of Alberta and Dr. Wilson is a Pediatric Oncologist and Professor at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta. 

 

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Apr 07, 2017
La prise en charge du croup
18:45

Cette baladodiffusion a été produite par PedsCases et la Société Canadienne de Pédiatrie (SCP) et vise à offrir un sommaire de l'énoncé de principe sur la prise en charge du croup à la salle d'urgence publié en janvier 2017. Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Dr Nicholas Chadi, résident de cinquième année en pédiatrie et médecine de l'adolescence au Hospital for Sick Children à Toronto. Cette baladodiffusion a été créée en version originale anglaise par Dre Alia Sunderji et Dre Oliva Ortiz-Alvarez. Dre Sunderji est une résidente de troisième en pédiatrie générale au Hospital for Sick Children à Toronto. Dre Ortiz-Alvarez est pédiatre consultante et professeure adjointe à l'Université Dalhousie à Halifax. Dre Ortiz-Alvarez est également l'auteure principale de cet énoncé de principe.

Mar 14, 2017
Approach to Recurrent Fevers
14:05

This podcast outlines an approach to recurrent fevers in children. Listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis, considerations for history and physical examination, and three key rheumatologic diagnoses that include recurrent fever. This episode was written by Josh Koegler and Dr. Dax Rumsey. Josh is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Rumsey is a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. 

 

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Mar 08, 2017
Social History Taking (Part 2)
16:10

This episode is part 2 of a two part series on social history taking in the pediatric population. Objectives for this podcast are to recognize the importance of taking a detailed social history, to learn the ITHELLPS framework as a guide to social history taking and to identify strategies to intervene for families identified as having social challenges. This podcast was developed by Laura Kerr, a medical student at Dalhousie University, with the support of Dr. Sarah Gander, a General Pediatrician at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

 

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Mar 02, 2017
Social History Taking
17:05

Today’s podcast is part one in a two part series detailing how to take a social history for children. Objectives for this podcast are to recognize the importance of taking a detailed social history, to learn the ITHELLPS framework as a guide to social history taking and to identify strategies to intervene for families identified as having social challenges. This podcast was developed by Laura Kerr, a medical student at Dalhousie University, with the support of Dr. Sarah Gander, a General Pediatrician at the Saint John Regional Hospital. 

 

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Feb 20, 2017
Approach to Lymphadenopathy
26:19

This podcast describes an approach to lymphadenopathy in children. Listeners will learn about the  definition of lymphadenopathy, the differential diagnosis, and key considerations for history, physical exam, and investigations. The podcast was written by Anna Whalen-Browne with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Anna is a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.

 

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Feb 16, 2017
Neonatal Jaundice (Part 3)
17:43

 

This is the third and final podcast in a 3 part series on neonatal jaundice. This episode discusses the clinical approach to neonatal jaundice and its treatment. It was written by Dr. Brittnee Kegler with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Kegler is a Family Medicine Resident at Queen’s University, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.

 

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Feb 06, 2017
Neonatal Jaundice (Part 2)
16:48

This is the second podcast in a 3 part series on neonatal jaundice. This episode reviews the differential diagnosis of neonatal jaundice. It was written by Dr. Brittnee Kegler with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Kegler is a Family Medicine Resident at Queen’s University, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. Stay tuned for Part 3 which will discuss the clinical approach, and treatment of neonatal jaundice! 

 

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Feb 01, 2017
Neonatal Jaundice (Part 1)
12:28

This is the first podcast in a 3 part series on neonatal jaundice. This episode reviews the definition of neonatal jaundice as well as its consequences and risk factors. It was written by Dr. Brittnee Kegler with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Kegler is a Family Medicine Resident at Queen’s University, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. Stay tuned for Parts 2 and 3 coming soon. 

 

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Jan 25, 2017
Approach to Bronchiolitis
18:44

This episode reviews an approach to bronchiolitis in the infant. At the end of the podcast, listeners will be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of bronchiolitis, list the risk factors for severe bronchiolitis, review the appropriate investigations and discuss the key principles of management. This podcast was developed by Tahereh Haji, a medical student atUniversity of Saskatchewan, in collaboration with Dr. Susanna Martin, a pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan.

 

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Jan 20, 2017
Management of Early Onset Bacterial Sepsis - CPS Podcast
19:49

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and aims to summarize the 2017 CPS Position Statement on the management of term infants at increased risk for early onset bacterial sepsis. This podcast was developed by Dr. Johnathan Hagel and Dr. Ann Jefferies. Dr. Hagel is a third-year pediatrics resident at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Jefferies is a staff neonatologist and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto.

 

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Jan 13, 2017
Acute Management of Croup - CPS Podcast
16:35

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), and aims to summarize the recently published 2017 CPS Practice Point on the acute management of croup in the emergency department. This podcast was developed by Dr. Alia Sunderji, and Dr. Oliva Ortiz-Alvarez. Dr. Sunderji is a third-year paediatrics resident at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Ortiz-Alvarez is a pediatric consultant physician and Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax.  Dr. Ortiz-Alvarez is also the lead author on this guideline.

 

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Jan 06, 2017
Approach to Shock
16:42

This episode presents an approach to shock in a pediatric population. This podcast is written by Dustin Jacobson, a 3rd year pediatrics resident from the University of Toronto, with the help of Dr. Suzanne Beno, a staff physician in the division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. At the end of this podcast, listeners will be able to define shock, understand it’s pathophysiology, discuss the sub classifications of shock and become familiar with the management of shock.

 

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Dec 20, 2016
Brief Resolved Unexplained Events Part 2 (Audio)
20:12

This episode is the second in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs). Part 1 can be found here. This podcast reviews appropriate investigations and management for a child with presenting with a BRUE. This podcast was created by Larissa Shapka in collaboration with Dr. Karen Forbes. Larissa is a third-year medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Forbes is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta. 

 

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Dec 08, 2016
Brief Resolved Unexplained Events Part 2 (Video)
20:12

This episode is the second in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events (ALTEs). This podcast reviews appropriate investigations and management for a child with presenting with a BRUE. This podcast was created by Larissa Shapka in collaboration with Dr. Karen Forbes. Larissa is a third-year medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Forbes is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta. 

 

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Dec 06, 2016
Brief Resolved Unexplained Events Part 1 (Audio)
18:43

This episode is the first in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events​ (ALTEs). This podcast describes the clinical presentation of a BRUE and develops a differential diagnosis of these events based on etiology. This podcast was created by Larissa Shapka in collaboration with Dr. Karen Forbes. Larissa is a third-year medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Forbes is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta. 

 

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Dec 06, 2016
Brief Resolved Unexplained Events Part 1 (Video)
18:43

This episode is the first in a two-part series on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs), previously referred to as apparent life-threatening events​ (ALTEs). This podcast describes the clinical presentation of a BRUE and develops a differential diagnosis of these events based on etiology. This podcast was created by Larissa Shapka in collaboration with Dr. Karen Forbes. Larissa is a third-year medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Forbes is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and the University of Alberta. 

 

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Dec 06, 2016
Approach to a Child in Respiratory Distress
22:55

This podcast outlines an approach to respiratory distress in children. Listeners will learn to identify clinical features, develop a differential diagnosis and appropriately investigate and acutely manage patients in respiratory distress.

 

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Nov 28, 2016
Approach to Intussusception
18:26

This episode will discuss an approach for a child in whom you suspect idiopathic intussusception. Listeners will learn how to recognize the presenting signs and symptoms of idiopathic intussusception, develop an organized approach to a child with suspected intussusception including differential diagnosis, physical exam and investigations and review the treatment and prognosis of intussusception. This podcast was developed by Kieran Purich a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Ioana Bratu, a pediatric surgeon and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta. 

 

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Nov 13, 2016
Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour
10:01

This podcast discusses the importance of physical activity and limiting sedentary time in children. Listeners will learn about the benefits of physical activity, current Canadian guidelines for physical activity and sedentary behavior, as well as tips for counseling children and parent on this topic. The podcast was written by Kim Connors in collaboration with Dr. Mel Lewis.

 

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Nov 09, 2016
Anaphylaxis in Children
23:06

This podcast outlines an approach to anaphylaxis in children. Listeners will learn to identify clinical features, understand the pathophysiology, and appropriately manage patients presenting with anaphylaxis. This podcast was developed by Alex McNulty with the help of Dr. Jessica Foulds. Alex is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Foulds is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital.

 

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Nov 01, 2016
Approach to Hirschsprung Disease
16:43

This podcast outlines an approach to Hirschsprung disease in children. Listeners will learn to identify clinical features, develop a differential diagnosis, and appropriately investigate and manage patients with Hirschsprung disease. This podcast was developed by Kieran Purich with the help of Dr. Ioana Bratu. Kieran is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Bratu is a paediatric surgeon and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital. 

 

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Oct 19, 2016
Care for Pediatric LGBTQ Patients
09:59

This podcast discusses an approach to care for LGBTQ or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer, patients in pediatrics. It was written by Jocelyn Andruko and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Jocelyn is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital.

 

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Oct 13, 2016
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
13:29

This episode is designed to give students an approach to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. SIDS is the leading cause of post-neonatal infant death. Learn about the incidence, risk factors, as well as prevention of this complex multifactorial disorder. This podcast was develop by Ashlee Yang, a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

 

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Oct 03, 2016
Approach to Pediatric Hypertension
20:44

This episode presents an approach to pediatric hypertension. Listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis, and pathogenesis of hypertension. Listeners will also develop an approach to the clinical presentation and initial investigations for a child with hypertension. This podcast was developed by Dr. Peter Gill, a senior resident at the University of Toronto in collaboration with Dr. Seetha Radhakrishnan, a Pediatric Nephrologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children. 

 

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Sep 18, 2016
Approach to Acute Leukemia in Children
19:00

This episode presents an approach to acute leukemia in children. Listeners will learn about the epidemiology, etiology, and pathogenesis of acute leukemia. Listeners will also develop an approach to the clinical presentation and initial management of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This podcast was developed by Amarjot Padda in collaboration with Dr. Bev Wilson, a Pediatric Oncologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. 

 

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Sep 03, 2016
Viral Rashes in Children (Video)
16:51

This podcast presents and approach to the diagnosis and management of viral rashes in children. Listeners will learn the classic presentations of common viral exanthems and enanthems in infants and children and specific features of some viral rashes to help differentiate between them. The podcast was developed by Carly Rumley in collaboration with Dr. Mel Lewis. Carly is a medical student the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

 

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Aug 22, 2016
Viral Rashes in Children (Audio)
16:51

This podcast presents and approach to the diagnosis and management of viral rashes in children. Listeners will learn the classic presentations of common viral exanthems and enanthems in infants and children and specific features of some viral rashes to help differentiate between them. The podcast was developed by Carly Rumley in collaboration with Dr. Mel Lewis. Carly is a medical student the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

 

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Aug 22, 2016
Approach to Pediatric Head Injury
22:03

This podcast presents an approach to the management of acute head injuries in children. In this episode, listeners will learn about the initial stabilization and management of a patient with an acute head injury, further investigations and indications for imaging, as well as elements of disposition planning. The podcast was developed by Mark McKinney in collaboration with Dr. Peter Gill, a pediatric resident at the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto.

Aug 08, 2016
Approach to Leukocoria (Video)
14:31

This podcast is designed to give medical students an organized approach to the physical exam finding of leukocoria, or an abnormal red reflex in children. Objectives of this podcast include reviewing anatomy of the eye, developing an approach to the examination of the red reflex, reviewing the differential diagnosis of leukocoria and discussing the management and referral process in a child with leukocoria. This podcast was developed by Dr. Chris Novak, a pediatric resident at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Dr. Natashka Pollock, a pediatric ophthalmologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

Jul 17, 2016
Approach to Leukocoria (Audio)
14:28

This podcast is designed to give medical students an organized approach to the physical exam finding of leukocoria, or an abnormal red reflex in children. Objectives of this podcast include reviewing anatomy of the eye, developing an approach to the examination of the red reflex, reviewing the differential diagnosis of leukocoria and discussing the management and referral process in a child with leukocoria. This podcast was developed by Dr. Chris Novak, a pediatric resident at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and Dr. Natashka Pollock, a pediatric ophthalmologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

Jul 17, 2016
Meningitis
19:57

This podcast presents an approach to the diagnosis and management of meningitis in children. Listeners will learn the etiology and epidemiology of meningitis in different age groups, explore the clinical presentation, pertinent investigations and understand the management of bacterial and viral meningitis according to the most recent guidelines. This podcast was developed by Linda Ding, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in conjunction with Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and associate professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatric content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jun 30, 2016
Acetaminophen Overdose in Pediatric Populations
13:24

This podcasts is an overview and approach to acetaminophen overdose in pediatric populations. In this podcast, listeners will learn about typical causes of overdose in pediatrics, initial work-up in the case of a suspected overdose as well as the presentation and management of acetaminophen overdose. This podcast was developed by Parker Vandermeer, in conjunction with Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and associated professor at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

 

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Jun 20, 2016
Approach to Pediatric Chest X-Rays (Video)
30:26

This video provides learners with an approach to the pediatric chest x-ray. By the end of this episode, you should be able to describe the expected radiographic findings of common pediatric conditions including cardiomegaly, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and non-accidental injuries.

This episode was developed by Colin Siu in collaboration with Dr. Melissa Chan. Colin is a third year medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Chan is a pediatric emergency physician and Clinical Lecturer at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

PedsCases podcasts and videos are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatric content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Jun 07, 2016
Approach to Pediatric Chest X-rays (Audio)
30:26

This is an audio version of our video. This podcast provides learners with an approach to the pediatric chest x-ray. By the end of this episode, you should be able to describe the expected radiographic findings of common pediatric conditions including cardiomegaly, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and non-accidental injuries.

This episode was developed by Colin Siu in collaboration with Dr. Melissa Chan. Colin is a third year medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Chan is a pediatric emergency physician and Clinical Lecturer at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

PedsCases podcasts and videos are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatric content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Jun 07, 2016
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
17:06

This podcast is an introduction to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. The objectives include recognize the signs and symptoms suggestive of SLE, list the 11 classification criteria for SLE, elicit a focused history, demonstrate a pertinent physical exam, and discuss investigations and management for patient with SLE. This podcast was developed by Tara McGrath a pediatrics resident at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Dax Rumsey a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the University of Alberta.

 

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May 25, 2016
Approach to Sore Throat
25:04

This episode presents an approach to sore throat in children.Listeners will learn the differential diagnosis of sore throat, aswell as an approach to diagnosis and management. This podcast wascreated by Charissa Ho in collaboration with Dr. Jessica Foulds.Charissa is a third year medical student at the University ofAlberta and Dr. Foulds is a General Pediatrician and AssistantClinical Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overviewof key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions areaccessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatricscontent at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Apr 17, 2016
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
18:35

This podcast presents a basic overview of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support protocol from the 2015 American Heart Association guidelines. It will review basics of pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation, bag-mask ventilation, advanced airways, defibrillation and post-cardiac arrest care. This podcast was written by Colin Siu with the help of Dr. Melissa Chan, a pediatric emergency physician and Clinical Lecturer at the University of Alberta. 

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Mar 20, 2016
Approach to Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour
18:10

This podcast presents and approach to suicidal ideation and behaviour in adolescent patients. This podcast was written by Colin Siu with the help of Dr. Melissa Chan, a pediatric emergency physician and Clinical Lecturer at the University of Alberta. 

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

 

Mar 15, 2016
Acute Asthma Exacerbations
17:18

This episode will focus on diagnosis and management of acute asthma exacerbations in the pediatric patient with a known previous diagnosis of asthma. This podcast was written by Colin Siu with the help of Dr. Melissa Chan, a pediatric emergency physician and Clinical Lecturer at the University of Alberta. 

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Mar 09, 2016
Uncomplicated Pneumonia - CPS Podcast
18:11

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Pediatric Society, and aims to summarize the recently published 2015 Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS) statement on the management of uncomplicated pneumonia in healthy Canadian children and youth. The script for this podcast can be downloaded here. A written summary of these guidelines can be found here.

This podcast was developed by Dr. Mara Tietzen, Dr. Peter Gill and Dr. Nicole Le Saux. Dr. Tietzen is a first year paediatrics resident at BC Children's Hospital at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Dr. Peter Gill is a pediatric resident at the University of Toronto and Dr. Nicole Le Saux is a pediatric infectious diseases physician and Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa.  Dr. Le Saux is also the lead author on this guideline.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Mar 01, 2016
Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Part 3)
07:56

This is the final podcast in a three-part series on inborn errors of metabolism. This podcast reviews large molecule metabolic diseases including glycogen storage diseases, lysosomal and peroxisomal diseases and mucopolysaccharidoses. Please go to www.pedscases.com for the script for this podcast. After completing this series you can test your knowledge with a self-assessment quiz.

This episode was written by Dr. Dustin Jacobson, a 2nd year pediatrics resident from the University of Toronto and Dr. Jonathan Kronick, a staff physician in the division of clinical and metabolic genetics at the University of Toronto. 

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Feb 26, 2016
Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Part 2)
13:36

This podcast is the second in a three-part series on inborn errors of metabolism.This podcast reviews a wide range of small molecule diseases including amino and organic acidemias, urea cycle disorders, fatty acid oxidation defects, carbohydrate metabolism defects, mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation disorders, purine and pyrimidine metabolism disorders and pyruvate metabolism disorders. Please go to www.pedscases.com for the script for this podcast.

This episode was written by Dr. Dustin Jacobson, a 2nd year pediatrics resident from the University of Toronto and Dr. Jonathan Kronick, a staff physician in the division of clinical and metabolic genetics at the University of Toronto. 

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Feb 23, 2016
Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Part 1)
09:57

This podcast is the first in a three-part series on inborn errors of metabolism. This podcast develops a general approach to inborn errors of metabolism, reviewing basic epidemiology, presentations, and initial investigations and management.Please go to www.pedscases.com for the script for this podcast.

This episode was written by Dr. Dustin Jacobson, a 2nd year pediatrics resident from the University of Toronto and Dr. Jonathan Kronick, a staff physician in the division of clinical and metabolic genetics at the University of Toronto. 

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

 

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Feb 11, 2016
Approach to Eating Disorders
20:21

This episode presents an approach to eating disorders in the pediatric population. Listeners will learn about the epidemiology and clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, possible complications, and management of eating disorders in children and adolescents.

The podcast was written by Rhea D’Costa, a medical student at McMaster University, and Dr. Jennifer Couturier, an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscienes at McMaster University.

 

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Dec 19, 2015
Sleep Disorders
14:57

This episode discusses sleep physiology and common sleep disorders in children. By the end of the podcast, you should be able to describe sleep physiology and stages, list the sleep needs for different age groups, describe the best practices for sleep hygiene and understand common sleep disorders.

This podcast was written by Nikytha Antony, a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Joanna MacLean. Dr. Joanna MacLean is a pediatric respirologist and a sleep medicine specialist at the University of Alberta.

 

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Dec 12, 2015
Approach to Enuresis
15:38

This podcast presents and approach to the investigation and management of enuresis in children. This podcast was written by Tasha Stoltz with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Tasha is a medical student at McMaster University, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and University of Alberta. 

 

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Nov 23, 2015
Pediatric History Taking
23:05

The episode presents an approach to Pediatric History taking for medical students. This podcast includes a basic framework for a pediatric history as well as tips and tricks from various Pediatricians. This podcast was developed by Alanna Chomyn, a medical students at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Karen Forbes, a pediatrician and medical educator at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital. 

 

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Nov 14, 2015
Admission Orders
21:14

This episode presents an approach to writing admission orders in a hospital setting.  While the podcast is focused on Pediatrics, the same approach can be applied to admitting patients in almost any specialty.  This podcast was written by Chris Novak, Dr. Peter Gill, and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Chris is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Gill is a pediatric resident at the University of Toronto. Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta.

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Oct 17, 2015
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
15:29

This podcast is an approach to diagnosis and management of FASD, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. This podcast was written by Ying Ling, a medical student at the University of Alberta with the help of Dr. Gail Andrew. Dr. Andrew is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the medical director of the FASD Clinical and Research Services at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. 

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Oct 02, 2015
Approach to Pediatric Rashes
17:23

This podcast presents an approach to the classification and diagnosis of rashes in children. Please go to pedscases.com for the script to this podcast.

This podcast was written by Dr. Peter Gill and  Dr. Irene Lara-Corrales. Dr. Gill is pediatric resident at the University of Toronto. Dr. Lara-Corrales is a a pediatric dermatologist at The Hospital for Sick Children and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Aug 30, 2015
Introduction to the Canadian Healthcare System
10:55

The goal of this podcast is to leave you with a cursory understanding of the Canadian Healthcare system as we explore many of its facets, including: who supplies healthcare funding; which groups are responsible for setting guidelines and regulations; who is insured under Canadian Healthcare; what aspects of care are, and are not, covered; and the role of Private Insurance in Canadian Healthcare. Please go to pedscases.com for the script to this podcast.

This podcast was developed by Parker Vandermeer and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Parker is a third year medical student from the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and Associate Dean of Learner Advocacy and Wellness at the University of Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatric content at peds.cases.com

Aug 19, 2015
Pediatric Surgery
10:52

This episode is an introduction to pediatric surgery for medical students. In this podcast, we will review the process of a surgical referral, the consultation, the operation as well as post-op and follow up considerations from the perspective of a pediatric surgeon and a general pediatrician. This podcast was developed by Amarjot Padda, Chris Novak, Dr. Melanie Lewis, and Dr. Bryan Dicken. Amarjot and Chris are medical students at the University of Alberta. Dr. Melanie Lewis is a General Pediatrician and an Associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. Dr. Bryan Dicken is a Pediatric General Surgeon and an Associate professor of Surgery at the University of Alberta. 

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Aug 05, 2015
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
22:25

This podcast presents an approach to the diagnosis and management of the different subtypes of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Please go to pedscases.com for the script to this podcast.

This podcast was written by Brieanne Rogers and Dr. Janet Ellsworth. Brieanne is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Ellsworth is a Pediatric Rheumatologist and Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jul 23, 2015
Pediatric Anemia (Part 2)
19:21

This podcast is the second in a two-part series on pediatric anemia.  This podcast develops an approach to the interpretation of laboratory investgiations, and provides an introduction to management. Please go to www.pedscases.com for the script for this podcast. After listening you can test your knowledge with the Pediatric Anemia Self-Assessment Cases.

This episode was written by Chris Novak, and Dr. Karen Forbes.  Chris is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta.  Dr. Forbes is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and University of Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jul 08, 2015
Pediatric Anemia (Part 1)
19:29

This podcast is the first in a two-part series on pediatric anemia.  This podcast develops an approach to the differential diagnosis for anemia in childhood, as well as what to look for on history and physical exam. Please go to www.pedscases.com for the script for this podcast.

This episode was written by Chris Novak, and Dr. Karen Forbes.  Chris is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta.  Dr. Forbes is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children's Hospital and University of Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics.  The audio versions are accessible on iTunes.  You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jul 03, 2015
Febrile Seizures
15:34

This podcast will be addressing febrile seizures commonly presented in the pediatric population. Please go to pedscases.com for the script to this podcast.

This podcast was written by Elma Raissi, Dr. Sinclair, and Dr. Lewis. Elma is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Sinclair is a pediatric neurologist at the Stollery Children’s hospital. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and Associate Dean of Learner Advocacy and Wellness at the University of Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jun 27, 2015
International Adoption
12:32

This podcast presents an overview to the international adoption process. Particularly, we discuss some key points in the pre and post adoption consultation visit as well as some key issues to be aware of for long term follow-up. Please go to pedscases.com for the script to this podcast.

This podcast was written by Jenny Shi and Dr. Cecilia Baxter. Jenny is a medical student at the Univeristy of Alberta. Dr.Baxter is a pediatrician at the Edmonton Adoption Clinic at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com. 

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Jun 07, 2015
Pediatric Pain Management
14:54

This podcast presents an approach to pain management in the pediatric population. At the end of this podcast, you should have an understanding of the importance of adequate pain management in the pediatric population, recognize and assess pain in both the verbal and non-verbal child, and manage pain using the 3 P’s: physical, phsycological, and pharmacological methods. Please go to pedscases.com for the script to this podcast.

This episode has been written by Adam Humble, Dr. Dawn Davies, and Kathyrn Reid. Adam is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Davies is the Medical Director of the Palliative Care Program at Stollery Children’s Hospital and Kathryn Reid a pediatrics chronic pain nurse practitioner at the Stollery Children’s Hospital.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com

May 13, 2015
Turner Syndrome
12:49

This episode gives an overview of the diagnostic criteria, clinical features, and management strategies for patients with Turner Syndrome. Please go to pedscases.com for the full script of this episode.

This podcast was written by Rhea D’Costa and Dr. Mary Ann Thomas.  Rhea is a second year medical student at McMaster University. Dr. Thomas is an assistant professor with the Department of Medical Genetics at the University of Calgary.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com. 

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Apr 29, 2015
Pediatric Injury Prevention
15:37

This episode reviews injury prevention strategies as outlined by the Canadian Paediatric Society. Please go to pedscases.com to download the script for this episode.

This podcast was written by Carol Wang and Dr. Ioana Bratu. Carol Wang is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta who will soon be a resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Bratu is a General Surgeon and the Pediatric Trauma Medical Directory at the Stollery Children’s Hospital.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com. 

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Apr 17, 2015
Pediatric Vital Signs
16:44

This episode presents an approach to pediatric vital signs. Be sure to go to pedscases.com to download the pediatric vital signs chart and script for this podcast.

This podcast was written by Christopher Novak, Dr. Peter Gill, and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Christopher is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Gill is a pediatric resident at the University of Toronto. Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta.

These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Mar 27, 2015
Apgar Scoring System
09:05

This episode describes how to assess the status of a newborn using the Apgar scoring system and some of the basic interventions that can be done to assist with ventolation. This podcast was written by Brieanne Rogers and Dr. Chloe Joynt. Brieanne is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Joynt is a neonatologist at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  

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Feb 24, 2015
Pediatric Fractures
12:20

 

This episode describes the the anatomy, classification, and management of common paediatric fractures. This podcast was written by Laura Vogels and Dr. Sukhdeep Dulai. Laura is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Dulai is a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon and assistant professor at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  

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Feb 08, 2015
Neonatal Extracranial Head Injuries
15:21

This episode outlines the risk factors for neonatal extracranial head injuries, classifies the major types of these injuries, and discusses their management and prognosis. This podcast was written by Nadia Moledina and Dr. Chloe Joynt. Nadia is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Joynt is a neonatologist at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  

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Jan 08, 2015
Autism Spectrum Disorder
14:30

 

This episode defines the core features of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), provides an approach to screening and diagnosis, and discusses initial management strategies. This episode was written by Lauren Robinson, Dr. Lyn Sonnenberg, and Dr. Debra Andrews. Lauren is a senior medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Sonnenberg is the program director and Dr. Andrews is the divisional director for developmental pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Dec 21, 2014
Type 2 Diabetes
18:44

This episode covers an approach to Type 2 diabetes in the pediatric patient. The objectives for this podcast are to review the presentation and diagnosis, overall management, potential complications, and prevention strategies for the pediatric patient with Type 2 diabetes. This episode was written by Raisa Kanji and Dr. Mary Jetha. Raisa is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Jetha is pediatric endocrinologist at the Stollery Chiildren's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  

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Dec 08, 2014
Chronic Cough
32:53

This episode covers an approach to the chronic cough. This podcast covers the common causes, key history questions & physical findings, investigations, and management of the chronic cough. This episode was written by Mark McKinney and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Mark is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Learner Advocacy & Wellness at the University of Alberta, and the Medical Director of the Down syndrome Medical Clinic in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  

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Oct 04, 2014
Acute Cough
23:01

This episode covers an approach to the acute cough. This podcast covers the common & emergent causes, key history questions & physical findings, investigations, and management of the acute cough. This episode was written by Mark McKinney and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Mark is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Learner Advocacy & Wellness at the University of Alberta, and the Medical Director of the Down syndrome Medical Clinic in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  

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Sep 22, 2014
Pediatric Vomiting (Part 2)
13:54

This podcast is the second in a two part series on pediatric vomiting. This podcast develops an approach to vomiting by discussing a clinical approach to pediatric vomiting via history taking and investigations.  This episode was written by Dr. Erin Boschee and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Erin Boschee is a first year resident at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com

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Sep 06, 2014
Pediatric Vomiting (Part 1)
16:21

This podcast is the first in a two part series on pediatric vomiting. This podcast develops an approach to vomiting by discussing the differential diagnosis to pediatric vomiting and highlighting the key causes of vomiting in both the newborn and pediatric patient. This episode was written by Dr. Erin Boschee and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Erin Boschee is a first year resident at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com

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Sep 06, 2014
Otoscopy
05:21

Welcome to a classic PedsCases video from www.pedscases.com. This video highlights an approach to otoscopy. This video was created by Peter MacPherson (as a medical student) and Dr. Karen Forbes. Peter MacPherson (BSc, MD) is currently a pediatric resident in St. John's, NL. Dr. Karen Forbes (BSc, MD, FRCPC) is a pediatric hospitalist at the Stollery Children's Hospital, and acting director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. Please check out our other podcasts at www.pedscases.com/podcasts

Aug 15, 2014
Pertussis
13:10

This podcast gives medical students an approach to pertussis, also known as whooping cough. We’ll describe the clinical presentation and stages of the infection, build an approach to diagnosis and choice of antimicrobial therapy, and discuss the benefits of pertussis immunization. This podcast was written by Haran Yogasundaram and Dr. Sarah Forgie. Haran is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Sarah Fogie is a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Aug 04, 2014
Down Syndrome
17:18

This episode covers an approach to the types, diagnosis, features, and management of Down Syndrome. This podcast was written by Grayson Beecher and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Grayson is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Learner Advocacy & Wellness at the University of Alberta, and the Medical Director of the Down syndrome Medical Clinic in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jul 13, 2014
Lumbar Punctures
07:04

Welcome to a classic PedsCases video from www.pedscases.com. This video highlights an approach to lumbar punctures. Please don't try performing a lumbar puncture at home or in a healthcare setting on the basis of this video.

 

 

The video was created by Peter MacPherson (as a medical student) and Dr. Karen Forbes. Peter MacPherson (BSc, MD) is currently a pediatric resident in St. John's, NL. Dr. Karen Forbes (BSc, MD, FRCPC) is a pediatric hospitalist at the Stollery Children's Hospital, and acting director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.

Please check out our other podcasts at www.pedscases.com/podcasts

Jul 13, 2014
Urologic Emergencies
15:25

This episode covers 8 key pediatric urologic emergencies including  testicular torsion, paraphimosis, disorders of sexual differentiation, nephrolithiasis antenatal hydronephrosis, incarcerated inguinal hernias, hydroceles, and major abdominal birth defects. This episode was written by Mark Assmus and Dr. Peter Metcalfe. Mark Assmus is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Peter Metcalfe is a Pediatric Urologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jun 29, 2014
ADHD
10:43

This episode provides an overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The diagnosis, investigations, differential diagnosis and comorbid conditions are discussed. Treatment of ADHD is reviewed. This podcast was written by Ori Scott and Dr. Helly Goez. Ori is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Goez is a Pediatric Neurologist and the Divisional Director of Pediatric Neurology at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta in Edmonton. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jan 03, 2013
Type 1 Diabetes - Long Term Management
14:32

This episode is the second in a two part series on Type 1 diabetes. This episode addresses insulin therapies and gives an overview of special considerations in the adolescent population. This podcast was written by Alkarim Velji and Dr. Rose Girgis. Alkarim is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Girgis is a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Divisional Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jan 03, 2013
Type 1 Diabetes - Pathophysiology and Acute Management
08:18

This episode is the first in a two part series on Type 1 diabetes. This episode addresses the pathophysiology of T1DM and also reviews acute complications. This podcast was written by Alkarim Velji and Dr. Rose Girgis. Alkarim is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Girgis is a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Divisional Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jan 03, 2013
Pediatric Obesity
16:40

This podcast gives students an overview of childhood obesity.  It covers the increasing prevalence of obesity among children, associated health risks and gives an approach of how to talk to children and their families. This podcast was written by Chantelle Champagne and Dr. Mary Jetha. Chantelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Jetha is a Pediatric Endocrinologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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May 23, 2011
Pediatric Headache
24:59

This podcast gives learners an approach to headaches in pediatric patients. The podcast gives an overview of headache classification and the pathophysiology of headache. Learners are given key pointers regarding the history, physical exam and investigations. The diagnosis and management of specific primary and secondary headaches is then discussed. This episode was written by Dr. John Neilson, a pediatric neurology resident at the University of Alberta. It was reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.  

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Nov 09, 2010
Fever Without a Focus (Less Than 3 Months)
09:49

This podcast gives students an approach to the evaluation and management of fever without a focus in children younger than three months of age.  This podcast was written by Peter MacPherson and  Dr. Sarah Forgie. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Forgie is a Pediatric Infectious Diseases specialist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 27, 2010
Dehydration in Children
20:28

This podcast gives medical students an approach to identifying and correcting dehydration, plus calculating fluid requirements, in pediatric patients. It was written by Michelle Bischoff and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com . 

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Aug 29, 2010
Seizure Types and Epilepsy
19:52

This podcast gives medical students an overview of seizure types seen in pediatrics (focusing on the clerkship objectives) and management of epilepsy. It was written by Michelle Bischoff, Dr. Francois Bolduc and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Bolduc is a Pediatric Neurologist and Assistant Professor and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, both at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Aug 29, 2010
Status Epilepticus in Children
12:13

This podcast gives medical students an approach to managing status epilepticus in pediatric patients. It was written by Michelle Bischoff and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Aug 28, 2010
Evaluation of Limp
19:34

This podcast gives students an approach to the evaluation of limp in children and provides an oveview of a number of common or serious causes of limp.  This podcast was written by Peter MacPherson and  Dr. Janet Ellsworth. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Ellsworth is the Divisional Director of pediatric rheumatology at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Aug 15, 2010
Failure to Thrive
09:35

This podcast gives medical students a basic framework about how to understand failure to thrive and helps them develop an approach to the history and physical examination of a child presenting with failure to thrive. A "shotgun" approach to investigations is discouraged. This podcast was written by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Aug 15, 2010
Altered Level of Consciousness
15:01

This episode covers an approach to children with altered level of consciousness.  We present an approach to the initial management in these cases, with a focus on the ABC and DFG approach. Investigations and imaging are discussed. Some specific causes of altered LOC are covered.  This episode was written by Peter MacPherson and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital. She is also the Clerkship Director. 

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Differential Diagnosis of Altered Level of Consciousness:

1) Structural causes: cerebrovascular accident, cerebral vein thrombosis, hydrocephalus, intracerebral tumor, subdural empyema, trauma (intracranial hemorrhage, diffuse cerebral swelling, abusive head trauma/shaken baby syndrome)

2) Medical causes: anoxia, diabetic ketoacidosis, electrolyte abnormality, encephalopathy, hypoglycemia, hypothermia or hyperthermia, infection (sepsis), inborn errors of metabolism, intussusception, meningitis or encephalitis, psychogenic, postictal state, toxins, uremia (hemolytic-uremic syndrome)

Adapted from: Avner J (2006) Altered states of consciousness. Pediatr Rev 27: 331-338.

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Aug 04, 2010
Pediatric Clerkship Survival Guide
09:44

This podcast is a brief guide to enable your survival and success during your pediatric clerkship. This podcast will give you an overview of the pediatric clerkship and explain why children are not tiny adults. We'll also give you some pearls that will make you look like (and be) a star on the wards and in the clinics. This podcast was written by Dr. Melanie Lewis, a general pediatrician and the Clerkship Director at the University of Alberta. 

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Jun 22, 2010
Acute abdominal pain
13:28

This episode covers an approach to children with acute abdominal pain. The podcast covers an approach to history, an approach to physical examination, discusses investigations and lists indications for a surgical consult. This episode was written by Peter MacPherson and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital. She is also the Clerkship Director. 

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Jun 22, 2010
Chronic Abdominal Pain
13:42

This podcast addresses chronic abdominal pain in children. It gives medical students an approach to the history and physical examination in chronic abdominal pain and discusses the role of investigations. 'Red Flag' findings on history and physical exam are stressed. We specifically discuss Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Constipation, Lactose Intolerance and Functional Abdominal Pain. This episode was written by Peter MacPherson and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital. She is also the Clerkship Director. 

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Jun 22, 2010
Evaluation of Proteinuria
14:45

This podcast addresses the topic of proteinuria in children. The podcast helps students develop an approach to the evaluation of proteinuria. There is a brief overview of common causes of proteinuria in children. This podcast was written by Peter Gill and Dr. Verna Yiu. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Yiu is a pediatric nephrologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jan 03, 2010
Evaluation of Hematuria
15:26

This podcast addresses the topic of hematuria in children. The podcast helps students develop an approach to the evaluation of hematuria. There is a brief overview of common causes of hematuria in children. This podcast was written by Peter Gill and Dr. Verna Yiu. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Yiu is a pediatric nephrologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Jan 03, 2010
Evaluation of Murmur
14:33

This podcast addresses the evaluation of heart murmurs in children. The clinical features that distinguish an innocent murmur from a pathologic murmur are discussed. Common innocent and pathologic murmurs are addressed and audio examples are provided. Lastly, some suggestions are offered for explaining innocent murmurs to parents. This podcast was written by Dr. Andrew Mackie, a pediatric cardiologist at the Stollery Children's Hospital. Dr. Mackie is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 29, 2009
Child Sexual Abuse
15:48

This podcast deals with the child sexual abuse.This podcast outlines the physicians’ role and management in acute and historic child sexual assault cases. In addition, the physical findings associated with sexual assault are described. In general, very few physicians are comfortable managing child sexual assaults. This podcast was written by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Program Director of the Pediatric Forensics fellowship program and the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 28, 2009
Evaluation of Stridor
19:06

This podcast deals with stridor. Five common causes of acute stridor are discussed, along with the appropriate management in each case. This podcast was written by Chris Gerdung and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Chris is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 28, 2009
Developmental Assessment
18:46

This podcast helps students develop an approach to developmental assessment . This podcast was written by Peter Gill and Dr. Debbi Andrews. Peter is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Andrews is a developmental pediatrician at the University of Alberta Stollery Children’s Hospital and Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 17, 2009
Kawasaki Disease
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This podcast addresses the diagnosis and management of Kawasaki disease. It was written by Chris Gerdung and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Chris is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 05, 2009
Adolescent Medicine
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This podcast provides an approach to adolescent history taking. Tips for broaching sensitive topics with an adolescent patient are then provided. This podcast was written by Lauren Kitney and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis and Dr. Cathleen Steinegger. Lauren is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital. Dr. Steinegger is an adolescent medicine specialist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content at www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 05, 2009
Physical Abuse of Children
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This podcast deals with the physical abuse of children. Injuries concerning for physical child abuse will be discussed including: bruising, fractures, burns, and head trauma (aka shaken baby syndrome). This podcast was written by Dr. Melanie Lewis. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She is also the Program Director of the Pediatric Forensics fellowship program and the Year 3 Clerkship Director for Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 05, 2009
Short stature
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This podcast episode helps medical students develop an approach to the evaluation of short stature in a child. This podcast was written by Dr. Seth Marks. Dr. Marks is pediatric endocrinologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. This is one of many podcasts from Pedscases.com. These podcasts are designed to give medical students an overview of key topics in pediatrics. The audio versions are accessible on iTunes. You can find more great pediatrics content on www.pedscases.com.

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Sep 04, 2009