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Pediatric educational resource developed by learners for learners. Founded at the University of Alberta. Podcasts, Videos, Infographics, Cases.

    Approach to Cyanosis in a Neonate

    Approach to Cyanosis in a Neonate

    This podcast presents an approach to cyanosis in neonates. In this episode, listeners will learn how to assess and recognize a cyanotic infant, as well as develop a differential diagnosis and identify immediate investigations and management for the cyanotic infant. This podcast was developed by Michelle Fric, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Georgeta Apostol, a general pediatrician at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. 

    • 24 min
    Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES) in Children and Youth

    Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (PNES) in Children and Youth

    This podcast presents an approach to the assessment, diagnosis, and multidisciplinary management of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) in the pediatric population. It was developed by Vivienne Beard, a second-year medical student at UBC, in collaboration with Dr. Mary Connolly (Department of Pediatrics, UBC) and Dr. Andrea Chapman (Department of Psychiatry, UBC).

    • 17 min
    An Approach to Pediatric Bowel Obstruction

    An Approach to Pediatric Bowel Obstruction

    This podcast presents an approach to diagnosing and managing an important pediatric emergency, pediatric bowel obstruction. Compared to adults, pediatric bowel obstructions have a much broader differential diagnosis, present in a variety of ways and at various ages, and require surgical management in most scenarios.  In this podcast, you will learn an overview of the history, physical exam, differential diagnosis, initial workup and stabilization of paediatric bowel obstruction. This podcast was developed by Dr. Kevin Verhoeff in collaboration with Dr. Simon Byrns, a pediatric surgery fellow, and Dr. Bryan Dicken, a staff pediatric surgeon.

    • 18 min
    A Plant-Based Diet for Children and Adolescents

    A Plant-Based Diet for Children and Adolescents

    This podcast on plant-based diets for children and adolescents will cover the distinction between vegan and plant-based diets, the benefits and suitability of plant-based diets, how to ensure followers of a plant-based diet obtain all necessary nutrients, the warning signs of eating disorders in adolescents, and how parents can support the dietary choices of their children. This podcast was created by Muzammil Ahmad and Cass Warbeck, respectively second- and first-year medical students at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Melanie Lewis, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.

    • 19 min
    Approach to Pediatric Neck Masses

    Approach to Pediatric Neck Masses

    Through a case study, this podcast will go over the presentation and causes of congenital and acquired neck masses, as well as the approach to diagnosis and management of pediatric neck masses. This podcast was developed by Asa Rahimi, a fourth-year medical student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, with the help of Dr. Frederick Kozak, a pediatric otolaryngologist, clinical professor, and post graduate education program director of the UBC Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 

    • 28 min
    Approach to Brain Tumors in Children

    Approach to Brain Tumors in Children

    This podcast covers an approach to brain tumors in children.  It will discuss the epidemiology and etiology of brain tumors in children, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, initial management and short and long term sequelae.  It was developed by Chelsea Howie, a medical student at Dalhousie University Medical School with Dr. Bruce Crooks, a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at the IWK Children’s Hospital. 

    • 18 min

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