Cardiac Disorders in the Pediatric Patient - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports - Jan 01, 2005

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency and pediatric physicians.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty:

Authors:
Todd W. Wylie, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Florida
Shands Healthcare
Jacksonville, FL.

Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAAP
Associate Clinical Professor
Children's Hospital and Health Center/University of California, San Diego
Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Palomar-Pomerado Hospital/California Emergency Physicians
San Diego, CA.

Peer Reviewer:
William J. Brady, MD
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine
Vice Chair
Emergency Medicine
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA.

Editor-In-Chief:
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Associate Clinical Professor
Ohio State University
Attending, Columbus Children's Hospital
Associate Pediatric Medical Director, MedFlight

Subjects:

  • Cardiac Disorders in the Pediatric Patient

Objectives:

  • Quickly recognize or increase index of suspicion for specific conditions
  • Understand the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, historical and physical examination findings associated with the entity discussed
  • Be educated about how to correctly formulate a differential diagnosis and perform necessary diagnostic tests
  • Apply state-of-the-art therapeutic techniques (including the implications of pharmacologic therapy discussed) to patients with the particular medical problems discussed
  • Provide patients with any necessary discharge instructions

Financial Disclosure:

In order to reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Todd W. Wylie, MD and Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAAP (co-authors), and William J. Brady, MD (peer reviewer) report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP, editor-in-chief, also reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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