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Welcome to Pediatric Pathways from American Family Children's Hospital, now offering evidence-based articles with CME credit electronically.
Read the three case-based CME credit articles immediately below. After finishing the articles, answer the corresponding CME questions using our online CME response form. The Pediatric Pathways editorial staff will tabulate your responses and send CME credit letters to those who answer at least 80 percent of the questions correctly.
An 8-year-old girl presents with a two-day history of sore throat and nasal discharge. She has had a low-grade fever of 100.8°F for one day and developed a cough. She has no headache, abdominal pain or rash. Read more
A 2-week-old infant with a normal birth history who went home with mother at 48 hours was brought into an outpatient clinic because he had a rectal temperature at home of 100.9 F. Read more
A 6-year-old boy has bumps on his upper left thigh. Two days ago his mother noticed a "spider bite" on his leg, and this morning the bump is very red and painful, with two new bumps having surfaced. Read more
News from American Family Children's Hospital
ECMO works as an artificial heart for children who have a failing heart or as an artificial lung for children with failing lungs. Read more
The Failure to Thrive Clinic, staffed by specialists in Pediatric Gastroenterology, and the Down Syndrome Clinic, which will follow the American Academy of Pediatrics Standards in the Care of Children with Down Syndrome, welcome patients and their families. Read more
SCID is the first curable condition on the newborn screening panel of 30 genetic diseases. The test is a molecular-based and designed to measure thymic function. Read more
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