“Definition and Subtypes of Pediatric Delirium” by Chani Traube for OPENPediatrics

“Definition and Subtypes of Pediatric Delirium” by Chani Traube for OPENPediatrics

Definition and Subtypes of Pediatric Delirium by Dr. Chani Traube. Delirium is acute brain dysfunction. It’s a behavioral syndrome that occurs as a result of an underlying serious illness, or as a side effect of treatment for that illness. The hallmarks of delirium is that it needs to be acute and fluctuating, and involve a […]

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“Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children” by Eric Fleegler for OPENPediatrics

“Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children” by Eric Fleegler for OPENPediatrics

Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children by Eric Fleegler. Hi. My name is Eric Fleegler. I’m a pediatric emergency medicine physician here at Boston Children’s Hospital and Co-Director of the Sedation Service. I’m going to talk about procedural sedation and analgesia in children. I’m going to talk about the background for pediatric sedation, indications for […]

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Nutrition after surgery: how to fuel your recovery

Nutrition after surgery: how to fuel your recovery

Every year, thousands of Canadians undergo surgery. And the process, including the effects of anesthesia, can take a toll on your body in many ways says registered dietitian Lori Halton. Some of the general side effects of surgery are constipation, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting. To combat constipation, get plenty of fluids and […]

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