A Pediatric Podcast here to feed pediatric knowledge food to your adult-sized brain hole & provide weight-based dosings of fun.
BONUS: Season 1 Recap - Med Students Take Over!
The MS4 producers takeover The Cribsiders for a recap of our favorite clinical pearls from Season 1!
Concussion - Knocking Out Diagnosis and Treatment
Jump into pediatric mild traumatic brain injury with our guest, Dr. Angela Lumba Brown, a pediatric emergency medicine physician and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, and Neurosurgery at Stanford University. Ww talk about the diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury, imaging, and the five concussion subtypes. Learn how you can support your patients in their recovery and what disparities exist in head trauma. Join us to have your mind blown with this fascinating topic.
Seizures & Epilepsy
In this episode, we cover the full spectrum from febrile seizures all the way to status epilepticus with Dr. John Gaitanis, a pediatric neurologist who specializes in care for children with epilepsy. Dr. Gaitanis teaches us what to look out for on neurologic exam, how to counsel families about safety precautions, and the differential diagnosis for seizure-like activity in infants and children. We also discuss the exciting future of epilepsy treatment.
COVID-19 Vaccines with Dr Monica Gandhi
Answer all your burning questions (and your patients’ burning questions) about the different COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized in the US. Infectious diseases / HIV expert, Dr Monica Gandhi (UCSF) joins us to cover: the Pfizer and Moderna novel mRNA vaccine mechanisms, trial data, and practicalities of who should receive them. We discuss data around the Oxford-AstraZeneca adenovirus vaccine, which is authorized in the UK and India, and may be available in the US later this year
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Treat it right NOWS
NOWS is the new NAS! Learn more about the new AAP Clinical Report on Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome with lead author Dr. Stephen Patrick. Dr. Patrick is the Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, and an attending neonatologist. In this episode, he teaches us about the approach to treating withdrawal in infants, the importance of keeping moms and babies together, and the need for destigmatizing addiction in healthcare.
Kawasaki Disease with Recrudescent Guest Dr. Tremoulet
With a persistent fever, Kawasaki Disease must be on your differential. We bring an expert to walk us through the diagnosis and management of KD! We discuss Kawasaki Disease with Dr. Adriana Tremoulet who is the assistant director of the Kawasaki Disease Research Center at UCSD. She has led numerous Phase I through III trials regarding the management of KD, and she walks us through the diagnosis and management of this fascinating disease!