Immunology/Infection

Childhood Immunizations Part 3: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

This podcast will be addressing some frequently asked questions about vaccines and common reasons for vaccine hesitancy. In this episode, listeners will understand the importance of herd immunity, recognize that there are many different reasons for vaccine hesitance, address common misconceptions about vaccine safety, explain how vaccine safety is monitored in Canada, and understand why parents should not be complacent about vaccine-preventable diseases.


Childhood Immunizations (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a 3-part series of podcasts discussing childhood immunizations. This series will discuss vaccines, the routine immunization schedule in Canada, and common questions from vaccine-hesitant parents. This episode will be reviewing the routine childhood immunizations used in Canada. This series has been developed by Dr. Kristen Timm, a Family Medicine resident at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Sarah Forgie, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta. 


Childhood Immunizations (Part 1)

This is the first of a 3-part series of podcasts discussing childhood immunizations. This series will discuss vaccines, the routine immunization schedule in Canada, and common questions from vaccine-hesitant parents. This episode describes an overview of the immune system and how different kinds of vaccines work. This series has been developed by Dr. Kristen Timm, a Family Medicine resident at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Sarah Forgie, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta. 


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.


La Prise en charge du croup

Cette baladodiffusion a été produite par PedsCases et la Société Canadienne de Pédiatrie (SCP) et vise à offrir un sommaire de l'énoncé de principe sur la prise en charge du croup à la salle d'urgence publié en janvier 2017. Cette baladodiffusion a été enregistrée par Dr Nicholas Chadi, résident de cinquième année en pédiatrie et médecine de l'adolescence au Hospital for Sick Children à Toronto. Cette baladodiffusion a été créée en version originale anglaise par Dre Alia Sunderji et Dre Oliva Ortiz-Alvarez.


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. 


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