American Family Children's Hospital's Pediatric Pathways

Spring 2012

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Welcome to Pediatric Pathways from American Family Children's Hospital, now offering evidence-based articles with CME credit electronically.


Read a letter from editor Michelle Kelly, MD 


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.

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American Family Children's Hospital's Pediatric Pathways: Mother and young daughter
A 2-year-old with Hives and Lip Swelling

An otherwise healthy 2-year-old boy presents to your office after developing a red rash with small raised “white bumps” all over his body and a cough at daycare. He then begins to drool and lip swelling is noted. Read more



American Family Children's Hospital's Pediatric Pathways: Image of young girlA 3-year-old Child with a Rash

Addie is a 3-year-old girl who presents to your clinic with a chief complaint of “rash.” Her family has recently moved to the area from out-of-state and this is the first time you have seen the patient. Her parents report that Addie’s skin has always been very dry. Read more 




American Family Children's Hospital's Pediatric Pathways: A young girlMake These Itchy Bumps Go Away!

Samantha is an 8-year-old Caucasian girl with a history of seasonal allergic rhinitis to ragweed who presents to your clinic in September. She notes 14 days of purulent nasal discharge, headache and cough that is worse at night. Her symptoms are not improving. Read more



News from American Family Children's Hospital


American Family Children's Hospital Expansion Planned

Plans have been announced to expand the American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison to meet growing patient and family demand, especially to serve the very sickest, most vulnerable babies and children. Read more