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PedsCases: Pediatric Education Online

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

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Approach to Thalassemia (Part 1).

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.

15mins

21 Nov 2017

Rank #1

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Acute Rheumatic Fever

This podcast covers acute rheumatic fever, including the classification criteria, epidemiology and etiology, clinical presentations, differential diagnosis, investigations, and differences between primary and secondary management.  This podcast was developed by Mahabba Smoka, a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Dax Rumsey, a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Canada.

18mins

29 Aug 2018

Rank #2

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Acute Otitis Media - CPS Podcast

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. Related Content:  Video: Approach to Otoscopy

21mins

19 Oct 2017

Rank #3

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

This podcast presents an approach to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Listeners will learn about the definition, pathophysiology, and management of ARDS. This podcast was developed by Dr. Michael Prodanuk, a Pediatrics resident at the University of Toronto, with the help of Dr. Tanya Holt and Dr. Gregory Hansen, both Pediatric Intensivists at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon and University of Saskatchewan.

29mins

4 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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Neonatal Jaundice (Part 1)

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.  Related Content: Podcast: Neonatal Jaundice Part 2 and Part 3 Case: Jaundice in a 3 day old male Podcast: Neonatal Extracranial Head Injuries

12mins

25 Jan 2017

Rank #5

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Approach to Hirschsprung Disease

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.  Related Content: Podcast: Approach to Pediatric Abdominal X-rays Podcast: Chronic Abdominal Pain Podcast: Down Syndrome

16mins

19 Oct 2016

Rank #6

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Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections - CPS Podcast

This podcast will review the CPS Practice Point "Invasive group A streptococcal disease: Management and chemoprophylaxis" published April 15, 2019, updating the previous Practice Point published in 2010. It was developed by Dr. Ola Rydz, fourth-year general pediatrics resident at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, with Dr. Dorothy Moore, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and lead author of this CPS statement.

18mins

15 Apr 2019

Rank #7

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Pediatric History Taking

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.  Related Content Podcast: Social History Taking Part 1 and Part 2 Podcast: Admission Orders

23mins

14 Nov 2015

Rank #8

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Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

This podcast gives an overview of the risk factors, signs and symptoms, management and prognosis of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). It was developed by Carina Lauzon, a third-year medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Marc-Antoine Landry, a neonatologist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

21mins

16 Aug 2018

Rank #9

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Meningitis

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. Related Content: Video: An Approach to Lumbar Punctures Podcast: Pediatric Headaches Podcast: Fever without a Focus (<3 months) Podcast: Seizure Types and Epilepsy Podcast: Altered Level of Consciousness

19mins

30 Jun 2016

Rank #10

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Constipation

This podcast focuses on developing an approach to constipation in children. After listening to this podcast the learner should be able to: understand the pathophysiology of constipation in pediatric patients, differentiate between organic and functional constipation, diagnose functional constipation from history and physical exam using the Rome IV guidelines, and develop an approach to treating functional constipation.  This episode was developed by Harrison Anzinger, a second-year medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Jason Silverman, a pediatric gastroenterologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta.

28mins

27 Dec 2018

Rank #11

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Febrile Seizures

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. Related Content: Case: Seizure in a 4 years old male Podcast: Status Epilepticus in Children  Podcast: Seizure Types and Epilepsy

15mins

27 Jun 2015

Rank #12

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Pediatric Anxiety

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.

16mins

10 Jan 2018

Rank #13

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Congenital Congestive Heart Failure

This podcast presents an approach to the management of congenital-related congestive heart failure in children. In this episode, listeners will learn how to identify typical signs and symptoms of CHF in different age groups, the utility of diagnostic tests for CHF, and options for treatment and management. This podcast was developed by Jyote Boora, a third-year medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Angela McBrien, a pediatric cardiologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.

22mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #14

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis

This podcast presents an approach to management of diabetic ketoacidosis in children. In this episode, listeners will learn signs and symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and the differential diagnosis for triggers of diabetic ketoacidosis. This podcast was created by Dr. Carly Rumley with Dr. Jessica Foulds at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

26mins

23 Dec 2018

Rank #15

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Pediatric Advanced Life Support

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. Related Content: Podcast: Approach to Shock

18mins

20 Mar 2016

Rank #16

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Pediatric Anemia (Part 1)

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. Related Content: Case: Pediatric Anemia Self-Assessment Cases Case: Pallor in a 17 month old

19mins

3 Jul 2015

Rank #17

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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.  Related Content: Case: Sleep Disorders

24mins

28 Nov 2017

Rank #18

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The Pediatric Eye Exam in Primary Care

This video covers the pediatric eye exam in primary care, including vision developmental milestones, how to perform a focused history and age appropriate eye exam, signs and symptoms of eye conditions, and when to refer to a pediatric ophthalmologist. This video was developed by Jennifer Ling, a medical student at the University of British Columbia, Harry Liu, a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Ian MacDonald, an ophthalmologist and professor at the University of Alberta.

22mins

11 Oct 2018

Rank #19

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Consoling and Bundling Newborns - Video

This video will review techniques on consoling and bundling infants. It was developed by Cary Ma, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Shirley Guan, a medical student from the University of British Columbia, and Dr. Forbes, a pediatric hospitalist, associate professor and pediatric clerkship director at the University of Alberta and Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

5mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #20