The Whole of PEM

There’s a lot to know about PEM. Can you answer our questions on some of the more common PEM?…

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Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE)

Authors: Sandi Angus, Lisa Kehler / Editor: Lauren Fraser / Codes: PAP3, PAP6, RC4, SLO5 / Published: 12/05/2021 Context and Definition Context Infants who present with an acute event reported by the …

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Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE)

This session provides an introduction to Brief Unexplained Resolved Events (BRUEs). It covers the definition, differential diagnoses, how to stratify patients into low or high risk and the subsequent …

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Fabricated or Induced Illness

Fabricated or induced illness (FII) is a form of child abuse. It is associated with significant morbidity (physical and psychological) and mortality. Recognition of FII is frequently difficult and sub…

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NAI or not

A 5-year-old boy presents with a central boggy swelling to his forehead without history of trauma, what’s the differential?…

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Anyone for a BRUE?

An 8 month infant is brought into the department following a collapsing episode as witnessed by his distress mother. What do you do next?…

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Child Abuse

The dark side of PEM, and what should also be on your differential diagnosis for any patient you are seeing is: “was this inflicted” and “is there something more?”.…

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