School-aged child

Approach to Recurrent Fevers

This podcast outlines an approach to recurrent fevers in children. Listeners will learn about the differential diagnosis, considerations for history and physical examination, as well as three key rheumatologic diagnoses that include recurrent fever. This episode was written by Josh Koegler and Dr. Dax Rumsey. Josh is a medical student at the University fo Alberta and Dr. Rumsey is a Pediatric Rheumatologist at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton. 


Social History Taking (Part 1)

This episode is Part 1 of a two part series on social history taking in the pediatric population. Objectives for this podcast are to recognize the importance of taking a detailed social history, to learn the ITHELLPS framework as a guide to social history taking and to identify strategies to intervene for families identified as having social challenges. This podcast was developed by Laura Kerr, a medical student at Dalhousie University, with the support of Dr. Sarah Gander, a General Pediatrician at the Saint John Regional Hospital.


Approach to Lymphadenopathy

This podcast describes an approach to lymphadenopathy in children. Listeners will learn about the definition of lymphadenopathy, the differential diagnosis, and key considerations for history, physical exam, and investigations. The podcast was written by Anna Whalen-Browne with the help of Dr. Melanie Lewis. Anna is a medical student at the University of Alberta, and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.


Approach to Shock

This episode presents an approach to shock in a pediatric population. This podcast is written by Dustin Jacobson, a 3rd year pediatrics resident from the University of Toronto, with the help of Dr. Suzanne Beno, a staff physician in the division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. At the end of this podcast, listeners will be able to define shock, understand it’s pathophysiology, discuss the sub classifications of shock and become familiar with the management of shock. 


Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour

This podcast discusses the importance of physical activity and limiting sedentary time in children. Listeners will learn about the benefits of physical activity, current Canadian guidelines for physical activity and sedentary behaviour, as well as tips for counseling children and parents on this topic. The podcast was written by Kim Connors in collaboration with Dr. Mel Lewis. Kim is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital at the University of Alberta. 


Approach to Acute Leukemia in Children

This episode presents an approach to acute leukemia in children. Listeners will learn about the epidemiology, etiology, and pathogenesis of acute leukemia. Listeners will also develop an approach to the clinical presentation and initial management of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This podcast was developed by Amarjot Padda in collaboration with Dr. Bev Wilson, a Pediatric Oncologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. 


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