Episode 1: Let’s talk about seizures
This is the first in a five-part mini-series on pediatric seizures, made for YOU the paramedic. In this episode we cover how you can identify a seizure and some of the differences between an adult and pediatric seizure.
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Pediatric Seizures: Subtle and Often Difficult to Diagnose by Angelica Loza-Gomez, MD. Journal of Emergency Medical Services online written June 12, 2019. Retrieved Jan 23, 2020.
The Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC) has to mission to reduce child and youth mortality and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma. They work with state partners and EMS agencies to improve acute care setting readiness to care for children.
PECARN (Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network) is a research network that conducts high-priority, multi-institutional research on the prevention and management of acute illnesses and injuries in children and youth of all ages in the emergency department and pre-hospital field.
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Julia Magaña, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis
PECARN Prime node disseminator
Manish Shah, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
PECARN CHAMP node site Principle Investigator
Chief of Academic Development and Strategy, Section of Emergency Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital