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Department of Pediatrics : Academic Divisions : Emergency Medicine : Resident Manual

I. Administrative Issues

  1. Introduction
  2. Pediatric Emergency Services Operations
  3. Resident roles
    1. PGY-1
    2. PGY-2 & 3
    3. Review Form
  4. Morning Reports
  5. Referrals
  6. Admissions
  7. Telephone advice
  8. Lab charges
  9. Child Life

II. Respiratory

  1. Croup
  2. Asthma

III. Fever

IV. Sickle Cell Disease

  1. Fever
  2. Exclusion Criteria Checklist
  3. Discharge Instructions
  4. Pain crisis

V. Hematology/Oncology

  1. Fever and Neutropenia
  2. Hyperleukocytosis
  3. Tumor Lysis Syndrome
  4. Anemia
  5. Thrombocytopenia
  6. ITP
  7. DIC/Coagulopathy
  8. Transfusion Guidelines
    1. Red Cells
    2. Platelets
    3. Plasma and Cryoprecipitate
    4. Granulocytes
  9. Hemophilia A and B
  10. vonWillebrand's Disease
  11. Superior Mediastinal/Vena Cava Syndrome

VI. Ingestions

VII. Seizures

VIII.Victims of Physical or Sexual Abuse

  1. Initial evaluation and referral guidelines
  2. ED guidelines for management of the sexually abused child
  3. Sexual assault medication prophylaxis (Red Book)
  4. Medical Provider Handbook (PDF)
  5. Digital Photography Protocol

IX. Endocrine Emergencies

X. Wound Care

  1. Wound closure
  2. Suture material
  3. Animal bites
  4. Puncture wounds

XI. Orthopedic Emergencies

  1. Orthopedic referral/consult
  2. Splinting

XII. Procedural Sedation

XIII. Trauma

  1. Pediatric trauma alerts
  2. Guidelines for activating pediatric trauma team
  3. Personnel and responsibilities in a pediatric trauma alert
  4. Role of the surgical residents
  5. Admission to the pediatric trauma surgery service
  6. Clearance of the cervical spine in pediatric trauma alert patients
  7. Pediatric trauma intubation algorithm
  8. Pediatric blunt abdominal trauma
  9. Pediatric GCS/Pediatric trauma score
  10. Pediatric burn trauma

XIV. Pediatric ED Treatment Guidelines

  1. Lodged Esophageal Coin Treatment Guidelines
  2. Charcoal single dose administration
  3. MRSA Abscess
  4. Pain Management and Suspected Appendicitis
  5. Migraine Headaches
  6. Diabetic Ketoacidosis in children
  7. Clearance of cervical spine injury after blunt trauma
  8. Pre-procedural fasting guidelines; Procedural sedation and analgesia
  9. Bronchiolitis
  10. Herpes Simplex Virus Treatment Guidelines
  11. Myocarditis
  12. Anaphylaxis

XIV. Faculty and Resident Publications