The Twitching Tot

The paramedics arrive with a 3-year-old boy who has had two seizures today. He has known developmental delay but has no history of seizures previously…

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Secondary Headache

This session will focus on secondary causes of acute severe headaches that are likely to present to an emergency department.…

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Decreased Conscious Level in a Child

The child with decreased consciousness is a common problem with many possible diagnoses and potentially high mortality and morbidity. It is therefore important for the emergency physician to rapidly …

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Intracranial Infections

Intracranial infections (also called central nervous system infections or CNS infections) are relatively rare, but form a very important differential diagnosis in the unwell patient…

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Connect the Dots

A 77-year-old gentleman presents to the ED five days after his endoscopic endonasal transsphenoid resection of his pituitary adenoma with a severe frontal headache, fever and multiple episodes of vomi…

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