Hello, David- Sounds like an action-packed lecture!
All the best practices I know I put in this article: *Baxter AL. *Common
office procedures and analgesia considerations. Pediatric Clinics of North
From a sedation standpoint, I also included nonpharm techniques in this
article: *Baxter AL.** Best Practices for Outpatient Procedural
Hope these help,
On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 8:05 PM, David Herd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I am looking for any simple tips that people have to improve procedure
> success or tolerability in children.
> Have a short session at the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine.
> http://www.acem2014.com <http://www.acem2014.com/>
> A few of the things that I will talk about include;
> - selective use of peripheral nerve blocks using US guidance (ulna,
> posterior tibial, fascia iliaca)
> - pain free laceration repair (topical anaesthetic, buffering, psychology)
> - use of bubbles for entertainment, focusing attention, clinical
> - positioning for IVs (the cuddle hold)
> - topical anaesthetics (use of, myths associated)
> - LP local use or not, positioning, needle choice
> Any helpful tips from the Brown PED-EM members would be appreciated.
> I will compile and re-distribute if you agree.
> Dr David Herd BSc MBChB FRACP
> Paediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist
> Mater Children's Hospital / Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital
> South Brisbane, Queensland
> Preferred email: [log in to unmask]
> For more information, send mail to [log in to unmask] with the
> message: info PED-EM-L
> The URL for the PED-EM-L Web Page is:
Amy Baxter MD FAAP FACEP
Director of Emergency Research, Scottish Rite
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
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