Antibiotics: Yes or No?

5-year-old with respiratory distress

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This child had audible wheezing and was prescribed antibiotics. We noted the low likelihood of a bacterial infection with the presence of wheezing. I am curious if …

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Game film: Video as a coaching tool in medicine

We ran across an interesting article by Dr. Bob Wachter on KevinMD.com recently, and it reinforced something we think about a lot at ReelDx: the ballooning influence of video as an educational tool in medicine.

For example, the same way …

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Could it be EBV?

6-year-old with swollen lymph nodes

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We received a great comment from a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner via the Feedback button on the case page. She wrote:

On this case with the swollen nodes, I would think about EBV rather than just

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So many uses for duct tape!

5-year-old with bump on toe: Your treatment?

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In this case, the dx is relatively straightforward. However, there is mixed evidence around optimal tx of verruca, from topical therapy to duct tape …

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