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Behavioural Problems in Children

This podcast will review keys to behavioural management and compliance during medical examination in typically developing young children. Listeners will learn how to define behaviour, perform an appropriate history and physical exam, and characterize common behavioural problems. It was written by Michelle Hanbidge and Dr. Debra Andrews. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Andrews is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 


Approach to Pediatric Periorbital Edema

This Podcast will discuss an approach to pediatric periorbital edema. In this episode, listeners will determine the key differential diagnoses for the presentation of periorbital edema and learn an approach to the history, physical exam, and diagnostic studies used. Key points that differentiate periorbital cellulitis from orbital cellulitis the management of each will also be discussed. This podcast was written by Monique Jarrett, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Melanie Lewis, a Pediatrician and Professor at the University of Alberta, and Dr.


Management of Food Allergies

This Podcast will review the management of food allergies in children. In this episode, listeners will learn an approach to the history and physical examination, diagnosis and treatment of a child with an allergic reaction to food. Long term risk reduction strategies for a food allergy will also be discussed. This podcast was written by Cary Ma, a medical student at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr.


Septic Arthritis (Part 2)

This is the second episode in a two part series discussing septic arthritis as an acute monoarthritis presentation in children. In this podcast, listeners will learn about the key investigations, treatment, and prognosis for septic arthritis. The series was developed by Dr. Brieanne Rogers, in collaboration with Dr. Janet Ellsworth, Dr. Sukhdeep Dulai, and Dr. Peter Gill. Dr. Rogers is a pediatric resident Alberta Children's Hospital at the University of Calgary. Dr. Ellsworth is a Pediatric Rheumatologist and Dr.


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.


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