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Strategies for Chronic Pain in Kids: Using Ketamine to Advantage Video

Strategies for Chronic Pain in Kids: Using Ketamine to Advantage

Pediatric anesthesiologist Stephen Long, MD, discusses treating pain from long-term conditions, such as sickle cell disease.
Optimizing the Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Guide for Primary Care Video

Optimizing the Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Guide for Primary Care

Hematologist-oncologist Robert Raphael, MD, director of the Pediatric Survivorship Program, lays out keys to protecting these patients’ physical as well as mental health.
Shining a Light on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: New Hope for Better Lives Video

Shining a Light on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension: New Hope for Better Lives

Pediatric critical care specialist Jeffrey R. Fineman, MD, breaks down a complex condition with wide-ranging symptoms in babies and children.
Better Asthma Management: An Expert on Risk-Reducing Strategies Video

Better Asthma Management: An Expert on Risk-Reducing Strategies

Pediatric pulmonologist Ngoc Ly, MD, MPH, unpacks the latest evidence on asthma medications and regimens for controlling symptoms and reducing emergency visits.
How to Handle Hernias: A Pediatric Expert’s Guide to Emergencies Versus Wait-and-See’s Video

How to Handle Hernias: A Pediatric Expert’s Guide to Emergencies Versus Wait-and-See’s

Here’s help with distinguishing hernias from hydroceles and knowing when delaying the repair is wise. Pediatric surgeon Aaron R. Jensen, MD, FACS, FAAP, offers a straightforward diagnostic method, surprising tips on imaging, and the evidence on anesthesia’s risks and long-term repercussions for the very young.
Adolescent Isolation, Anxiety and Anger: How to Manage COVID’s Heightening Effects Video

Adolescent Isolation, Anxiety and Anger: How to Manage COVID’s Heightening Effects

Child and adolescent psychiatrist Petra Steinbuchel, MD, discusses the ongoing behavioral fallout from the pandemic, presenting the evidence on increases in mental health problems among adolescents.
Aortic Abnormalities: How to Identify Pediatric Patients at Risk Video

Aortic Abnormalities: How to Identify Pediatric Patients at Risk

Pediatric cardiologist Emilio Quezada, MD, discusses signs that a young patient should be evaluated for genetic syndromes associated with thoracic aorta dilation and aneurysm.
Navigate the Labyrinth of Eating Disorders: An Expert on Detection and Therapy Video

Navigate the Labyrinth of Eating Disorders: An Expert on Detection and Therapy

Drawing on extensive experience, Sasha Gorrell, PhD, part of the UCSF Eating Disorders Program, describes how to recognize and distinguish types of eating disorders, shedding light on common comorbidities and pointing out diagnostic pitfalls.
Sinusitis Emergencies in Kids: Be Alert to Complications of a Common Condition Video

Sinusitis Emergencies in Kids: Be Alert to Complications of a Common Condition

Pediatric otolaryngologist David Conrad, MD, FAAP, provides keys to diagnosing various types of sinusitis and breaks down the serious complications that may develop in children and especially teens.
Fevers in Infants: Crucial Screening Guidelines From UCSF Experts Video

Fevers in Infants: Crucial Screening Guidelines From UCSF Experts

Collect pearls of wisdom from this animated discussion of triage for febrile infants, who may appear well even with a dangerous issue brewing. Our experienced pediatric emergency specialists provide advice for babies based on age and useful flowcharts help providers determine when sepsis is a concern.
A Critical Plan: Ensure Your Facility Is Prepared for Pediatric Mass Casualties Video

A Critical Plan: Ensure Your Facility Is Prepared for Pediatric Mass Casualties

Mass casualty incidents (MCI’s) happen everywhere and challenge resources, whether in established trauma centers or remote general medicine facilities.
Return-to-Play After COVID: An Update on Heart and Vaccine Concerns in Pediatric Patients Video

Return-to-Play After COVID: An Update on Heart and Vaccine Concerns in Pediatric Patients

Pediatric cardiologist Lisa Arcilla, MD, FACC, presents a timely guide to identifying youngsters at risk for cardiac involvement from COVID-19
Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence Video

Identifying Youngsters at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death: A Lifesaving Look at the Evidence

Pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist Akash Patel, MD, breaks down the underlying conditions that can cause sudden cardiac arrest leading to death in children and young adults.
Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine Program Document

Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine Program

The Precision Cancer Medicine Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals provides unparalleled expertise as one of the nation’s pre-eminent programs for advanced, molecularly focused pediatric cancer diagnosis and care.
From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids Video

From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids

Pediatricians see numerous leg and foot discrepancies, ranging from simple in utero “packaging” problems to red flags for serious disorders, such as cerebral palsy.
The Robot Will Assist You Now: Better Techniques for Blocked Kidneys in Kids Video

The Robot Will Assist You Now: Better Techniques for Blocked Kidneys in Kids

Laurence S. Baskin, MD, UCSF’s chief of pediatric urology, offers an exciting look at how specialists are using the da Vinci robot to enhance the precision of pediatric pyeloplasty.
Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care Video

Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care

Pediatric dentist Ray Stewart, DMD, MS, explores the reasons so many toddlers have cavities before their first dental visit, the condition’s impact on physical health, and longstanding barriers to fixing the problem.
Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors Video

Neurofibromatosis Update: The Primary Care Provider’s Role and New Hope in Treating Tumors

Pediatric neurologist Alyssa T. Reddy, MD, director of the UCSF Neurofibromatosis Program, breaks down the complex, multisystem signs of NF1, among the most common inherited neurologic disorders.
Concussion in Kids: Keys to Diagnosis and Recovery Optimization Video

Concussion in Kids: Keys to Diagnosis and Recovery Optimization

This guide for the primary care provider covers concussion assessment tools; explains when imaging is essential and which technologies offer the most value; and reports the latest on treatments to speed recovery, including amended perspectives on strict rest and certain medications.
Serious Snoring: How to Identify and Care for Kids With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Video

Serious Snoring: How to Identify and Care for Kids With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

OSA in children has physical and behavioral consequences. Yet it’s challenging to diagnose and determine appropriate treatments, which range from monitoring to medications to surgeries.
Little Ones: Identify and Manage Malnutrition in Pediatric Primary Care Video

Little Ones: Identify and Manage Malnutrition in Pediatric Primary Care

Pediatricians often see the condition of poor growth due to inadequate nutrition – long called failure to thrive but poorly defined. This presentation from pediatric gastroenterologist Arathi Lakhole, MD, MPH, delivers a clearer understanding of this wide-ranging disorder and its many causes.
Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate Video

Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate

Young bone is different from mature bone – so kids’ bones break and heal differently.
Kids and Hormones: Identify + Investigate Endocrine Issues in the Primary Care Setting Video

Kids and Hormones: Identify + Investigate Endocrine Issues in the Primary Care Setting

Pediatric endocrinologist Tariq Ahmad, MD, FAAP, explains how to work up patients with suspected hormonal imbalances, including thyroid disorders, diabetes and growth disorders; discusses interpretation of common tests; clarifies when to refer; and provides guidelines for starting treatment while awaiting a consult.
Name That Rash: A Pictorial Guide for Perplexed Pediatricians Video

Name That Rash: A Pictorial Guide for Perplexed Pediatricians

This presentation covers acute skin issues in children that often panic parents and puzzle pediatricians, with a focus on problems that increased during quarantine. UCSF dermatologist Renee Howard, MD, provides tips for these conditions.

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