PEM Guides

Pediatric Vital Signs

Pediatric Fever Workup

Pediatric Fever Treatment

Viral CNS Infections

Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Button Battery Ingestion

SAFE (Side=Airway, Front=Esophagus)


Dime (10 cents) - 18 mm

Nickel (5 cents) - 21 mm

Quarter (25 cents) - 24 mm

Battery - 6-23 mm (most are 8-12 mm)

hemolytic-uremic syndrome - Shiga toxin-producing E. coli damage endothelial cells of the glomerular capillaries and cause intravascular coagulation

Henoch-Schonlein purpura - Immune-mediated vasculitis, age 3-15, Tetrad of purpura, abdominal pain, arthritis/arthralgia, and renal disease