Episode 5: Pediatric seizures - all the other stuff
We have covered what seizures look like, to prioritize the ABC’s and stop the seizures-even pick the nose (consider intranasal meds)! In this episode we dive into the key history, physical exam, and documentation practices you can use in the field.
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Paramedic-Identifiers Enablers of and Barriers to Pediatric Seizure Management: A Multicenter, Qualitative Study
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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.