Ilene A Claudius

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The differential diagnosis for the infant presenting with an apparent life-threatening event (ALTE) is broad. Toxic ingestions are a relatively uncommon cause of an ALTE, although several over-the-counter, prescription, and illicit drugs have been implicated. We present 2 cases of ethanol intoxication in infants as a previously unreported cause of an ALTE.(More)
OBJECTIVE Pediatric injuries have a significant impact on the medical system, costing lives and disabling many survivors. Although injury-prevention measures do exist, they are underutilized. A majority of families do not consistently receive counseling by a primary care provider (PCP). We attempted to demonstrate the efficacy of counseling families who(More)
INTRODUCTION To assess if families presenting to a pediatric emergency department (PED) with multiple children as patients require interventions at the same rate as families presenting with a single child. METHODS This is a retrospective chart review looking at PED encounters for families presenting with single children versus multiple children as(More)
A 4-year-old girl was brought to our hospital by her parents because of abdominal pain. She had suffered minor trauma after rolling from her standard-height bed 2 days prior. Vital signs were appropriate for age. Physical examination was remarkable for decreased breath sounds to the left side of the chest. A chest radiograph (Figure) demonstrated a large(More)
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