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Bacteremia ; What to do with a positive blood culture  ?

Bacteremia ; What to do with a positive blood culture ?

May 10, 2020

Blood cultures are among the most commonly ordered tests in pediatrics. It is a sensitive tool to detect bacteremia in suspected cases. However, there are certain situation where blood culture results need to be carefully interpreted. In today’s episode Dr.Musaed Alharbi pediatric infectious disease consultant will talk about bacteremia in children and what to do when we get a positive blood culture.

Asthma and asthma mimickers

Asthma and asthma mimickers

May 3, 2020

Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory diseases of childhood , As a pediatric trainee , you face asthma in the emergency department , inpatient  and clinic  . In this episode Dr.Tamer Abusido , a pediatric pulmonology fellow in the university of Alberta , will talk about asthma and Asthma mimicker . 

Resilience in residency ; it Takes more than survival skills .

Resilience in residency ; it Takes more than survival skills .

April 26, 2020

Burnout , affects more than half of physician and its on a rise , statistically it was found that physician have the highest suicide rate of any profession , residents who are burnout contribute to increased  medical errors , depression and adverse effect on patient safety . and that why in this episode we will discuss burnout , wellness and resilience in residency , and how to move from surviving to thriving , 

Rickets

Rickets

April 18, 2020

Worldwide , Rickets is the most common form of metabolic bone disease in children , despite the concept that it is a rare disease , it is on the increase in many regions . in This episode Dr.Fahad Aljuraibah a pediatric Endocrine consultant and Head of pediatric endocrinology Division in king Abdullah specialized children hospital will discuss Rickets .

Failure To Thrive

Failure To Thrive

April 11, 2020

Failure To Thrive , a physical sign rather than a disease , in this Episode Dr.Hamad Alkhalaf , General pediatrics and complex care consultant , Director of pediatric residency program in king Abdullah specialized children hospital , will discuss the evaluation of young children who are growing slowly , or not at all .  

The febrile infant

The febrile infant

March 30, 2020

In this episode we will discuss a common yet important topic that we face in our every day practice ( neonatal fever ) or as we commonly call fever to R/O sepsis .

in todays episode Dr.Tahir Hameed General pediatrics consultant and section head of pediatrics department in King Abdullah specialized children hospital will discuss how to Approach the febrile infant . 

 

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