Pediatric Anaphylaxis: Critical Aspects of Ed Management - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports - May 01, 2006

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.

This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 ACEP Category 1 credits.

This activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for up to 2.5 AAP credit hours. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
 
This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for up to 2.5 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Faculty

Authors
Karin Berger Sadow, MD
Director
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York

Lara Zibners, MD
Attending Physician
Pediatric Emergency Department
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York

Dimitri Laddis, MD
Fellow
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York

Peer Reviewer
Paul Ishimine, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California San Diego Medical Center;
Attending Physician
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children?s Hospital and Health Center
San Diego;
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
University of California
San Diego School of Medicine

Editor-in-Chief
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Associate Clinical Professor
Ohio State University;
Attending Physician
Columbus Children?s Hospital;
Associate Pediatric Medical Director
MedFlight

CME Question Reviewer
Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Plano, Texas

Subjects:

  • Pediatric Anaphylaxis: Critical Aspects of ED Management

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
  • 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 Lara Zibners, MD, Dimitri Laddis, MD, Karin Berger Sadow, MD (authors), and Paul Ishimine, MD, FACEP, FAAP (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, reports that she received research support from the National Institutes of Health and is the medical director of the Ohio chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP (CME question reviewer) is a consultant for Biolife.

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