May 7, 2018
This episode of CRACKCast covers Chapter 174 in Rosen's 9th
Edition. Today, we will go over common topics in paediatric
neurology and emergency medicine that will help you on your next
shift! Knowledge of neurologic disorders is essential for any
practitioner of emergency medicine, so strap in for a high-yield
- List ten causes of provoked (acutely symptomatic)
- List four episodic disorders that may mimic seizures in
neonates and four in non-neonates.
- How does it differ if you are unable to obtain IV or IO
- Give an approach to acute seizure control in a 9-month-old and
in a 5-year-old.
- What is the definition of status epilepticus?
- List 6 medical treatments for status epilepticus.
- What is the definition of a simple febrile seizure?
- Describe the management of febrile seizure.
- Which patients should have outpatient imaging and neurology
- Which children with seizure should be admitted to
- List 5 reasons for CT Head after seizure and describe
management after the 1st peds seizure.
- List 10 differential diagnoses for headache in peds.
- List 8 indications for radiologic imaging in patients with
- With regards to presentation and management, how are migraines
different in children?
- Describe the criteria which define migraine headache
- List 10 causes of pediatric ataxia.
- Describe an approach to the pediatric patient with ataxia.
- List 5 central and 5 peripheral causes of vertigo. Which is the
more common cause of vertigo in children?
- List 8 risk factors for pediatric stroke.
- Describe each of the following:
- Infantile Spasms
- Absence Epilepsy
- Benign Rolandic Epilepsy of Childhood
- Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
- What is the most common cause of status epilepticus in
children? In adults?
- List five side effects of therapeutic dilantin use.
- When is LP indicated in children with febrile seizures?
- Give causes of acute, acute recurrent, chronic progressive and
chronic non-progressive headaches.
- Describe the presentation of infantile botulism.