A CHOC expert in sports medicine offers strategies to pediatricians for successfully diagnosing, referring and treating sports injuries.
The Inaugural CHOC and UCI Rare Disease Symposium & Family Conference will take place on Friday, March 11, 2022, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Threats to bone health are increasingly a pediatric concern. Genetic or acquired disorders can compromise the expected gains in bone quantity and quality, and lead to osteoporosis early in life. Recurrent fractures in otherwise healthy youth may also be an indication of underlying bone fragility. In this grand rounds video presentation, Dr. Laura Bachrach, professor […]
CHOC Grand Rounds Video: Drug Reaction/Rash with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) vs. Steven Johnson (SJS) vs. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN)
This CHOC grand rounds video, featuring Dr. Laura Pruitt, pediatric resident, PGY-3, provides an overview of the syndromes of DRESS, SJS and TEN to compare the similarities and highlight the differences of these distinct diseases. The presentation covers the common presenting symptoms, the underlying causes and current proposed treatments. The goal of this presentation is […]
A concussion or mild traumatic brain injury is defined as a transient neurologic change resulting from a biomechanical impact to the head. Given this broad definition, it is not surprising that concussion represents the most common type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Concussions can be complicated and multifaceted, as patients usually present with various combinations […]
Palliative care in infants and children is a critical and evolving field. In this grand rounds video presentation, Dr. Sirisha Perugu, CHOC neonatologist, and Meg Mohr, FNP-BC, MSN, coordinator of CHOC’s pediatric advanced care team, provide valuable insight. More specifically, they: define palliative care and provide a brief history of its development; highlight the ways […]