Pearls of Wisdom

Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Neurology
09/29/2022
A 9-year-old girl presents to the pediatric clinic with muscle weakness in the left side of her face. According to her parents, she has also been experiencing flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, and...
09/29/2022
Depression
Depression
07/28/2022
After a check-up, the mother of a 16-year-old boy asks about the risks associated with cannabis use in adolescents. The mother commonly uses cannabis, and is curious about what effects it could have on her...
07/28/2022
otitis media
otitis media
07/07/2022
A 24-month-old boy presents with his parents to the pediatric clinic with an ear infection for the fourth time in the past year. The parents ask if there are any other treatments that may work better at...
07/07/2022
Neurological disorders
Neurological disorders
06/16/2022
A child, who was born extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks gestation), presents with his parents for his 2-year wellness check. His parents are concerned about his neurodevelopmental growth and ask about...
06/16/2022
Lung Infections
Lung Infections
05/26/2022
A 6-year-old girl presents with fever and respiratory symptoms. Imaging results are consistent with pneumonia.
05/26/2022
Newborn Nutrition
Newborn Nutrition
04/14/2022
The mother of a 5-month-old girl is curious about introduction of solid foods into her daughter's diet. She asks for your recommendation on when to begin introducing solid foods and how long to wait between...
04/14/2022
Hematology
Hematology
03/24/2022
Your patient recently underwent a routine complete blood count (CBC) which showed an absolute neutrophil count of less than 1500/mL. No other abnormalities were present on the CBC.
03/24/2022
Mental Health Disorders
Mental Health Disorders
03/03/2022
Your patient is a 13-year-old girl who recently began undergoing treatment for generalized anxiety disorder. At a recent check-up, her parents expressed concern about the amount of time she spent on social...
03/03/2022
Heartburn
Heartburn
02/17/2022
At a recent checkup, the mother of an otherwise healthy 8-month-old boy with a history of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms asks about potential treatment options. Both of the infant's parents also...
02/17/2022
Sleep Medicine
Sleep Medicine
02/03/2022
A 32-year-old first-time mother and her 3-month-old daughter come in for a well visit. At the visit, she asks whether it is okay to allow her daughter to sleep in her car seat, and if she can remove the car...
02/03/2022