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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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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Asthma or Anxiety?

14-year-old with sighing respirations: Anxiety diagnosis?
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This child presents with sighing of unclear etiology. In this case, the PCP has a better understanding of the fabric of the family and may …

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New blog feature: Video Case of the Week

4-year-old with muscle weakness: Which tests to run?
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Introducing our new weekly feature, Video Case of the Week! I am David Spiro, the Division Head of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University as well as Co-Founder of …

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