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A 3-year-old boy was presented to the emergency department with fever and refused to bear weight on his left leg. Evaluation leads to the eventual diagnosis of stroke secondary to moyamoya syndrome. This is an unusual presentation of stroke and highlights the need to expand the differential diagnosis of common presentations to include rare diseases in… (More)
To determine if attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a risk factor for pharmaceutical ingestions leading to hospital admission in children between ages 5 and 9, a retrospective, case-controlled chart review was conducted at a children's hospital. Cases were children aged 5 to 9 admitted for oral ingestion of pharmaceuticals. Controls were children… (More)
In order to overcome the inevitable physician shortage, physician groups and hospitals must acknowledge and incorporate effective recruiting techniques into their practices.
BACKGROUND Timely delivery of antibiotics to febrile immunocompromised (F&I) paediatric patients in the emergency department (ED) and outpatient clinic reduces morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE The aim of this quality improvement initiative was to increase the percentage of F&I patients who received antibiotics within goal in the clinic and ED from 25%… (More)
We present a case of a 17-year-old girl with sialadenitis and sialocele due to trauma sustained from a dental procedure. Our objectives are to review relevant literature and anatomy of the floor of the mouth and salivary glands and discuss potential complications of dental procedures.