Tag / pediatrics
The Case of Sepsis in a Newborn
The “Clinical Moment” in Short Bowel Syndrome: What Can We Do, What Should We Do?
The Case of a 20-Month-Old Boy
A 20-month-old Puerto Rican boy was admitted to the inpatient unit for failure to thrive associated with a decrease in appetite. The mother suspects it is empacho. Assumptions are important in ethical analysis. If you do not believe there is such an illness as empacho, how do you relate to the parents of this child?
Case Study – Clinical Research Involving Children
T.J. is a seven-year-old boy who was diagnosed with asthma at three years of age. T.J. and his parents have been approached about his participation in a clinical study of a new medication for asthma to assess its safety and efficacy in treating children with asthma.
Hope in Pediatric Palliative Care
Chris Feudtner, MD, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, explains the concept of thinking and feeling your way through pediatric palliative care.