Episode 5: Pediatric seizures - all the other stuff

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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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Resources

Feedback in EMS: Do we really know if our diagnosis is correct?

Wacht O, Oz E, Strugo R. (March 1, 2017) Feedback in EMS: Do we really know if our diagnosis is correct? JEMS. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2020

Paramedic-Identifiers Enablers of and Barriers to Pediatric Seizure Management: A Multicenter, Qualitative Study

Carey JM, Studenk JR, Browne LR, Shah MI, et al. Paramedic-Identifiers Enablers of and Barriers to Pediatric Seizure Management: A Multicenter, Qualitative Study. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2019 23(6):870-881.

Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC)

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)

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

    Host

    Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis

    PECARN Prime node disseminator

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    Manish Shah, MD, MS

    Guest

    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