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ED Grand Rounds: Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies

October 3, 2007 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sonia Partap, MD, MS, FAAP, Clinical Associate Professor, Child Neurology & Neuro-Oncology, Stanford

Speaker for this CME Activity is Sonia Partap, MD, MS, FAAP,  who will present 4 case scenarios on Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies:

 Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies

Case 1: 9 mo girl

  • with increasing OFC from 50th to > 95%ile over 6 months.
  • development on target
  • Presents to ED with vomiting and eye crossing

Case 2: 15 year old boy

  • with 2 days of fever, cough, photophobia, and headache

Case 3: 2 day old baby

  • presents to new onset lip smacking and apnea.
  • The baby is afebrile.

Case 4: 22 mo boy

  • present with acute onset of unsteady walking
  • No change in mental status
  • No nausea or vomiting
  • Speech and eye movements normal
  • Lurches from side to side when walking and falls frequently
  • Unsteady when sitting

Desired Outcomes:

  • Recognize signs of increased intracranial pressure
  • Differentiate peripheral weakness from central weakness
  • Identify risk factors for childhood stroke
  • Review emergent treatments for status epilepticus for children and infants

Geared to Emergency Department Physicians, Trauma Physicians, OR Physicians, Anesthesiologists, Radiologists, and ancillary clinical staff.

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October 3, 2007
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Christopher D. Burke, MD, Emergency Department Service Director


Natividad Medical Center
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Salinas, CA 93906 United States
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