A 4 month old male infant is brought to the emergency department by a fire and rescue squad after responding to a 911 call for respiratory distress. He was sucking on a pacifier when his caretakers noticed that he had sucked the pacifier into his mouth.
A 6 day old infant male vomits a large amount of bright red blood at home and is taken to a rural emergency department. The child looks good, but the amount of blood on the baby’s blanket brought in by his mother is very impressive.
This is a 5-month old female who presented to a rural emergency department because of lethargy, fussiness, vomiting, and blood in the stool.
An 18 month old male was brought to a rural emergency department because of pain in his right hip and refusal to walk since yesterday. He was well until he was walking up a wheelchair ramp and somehow fell off the side of it onto his right leg. Since then, his mother noted him to…
This is a large 10-year old male who presents to the acute care clinic with a two week history of right thigh and knee pain. He states that the pain is mainly in his thigh (points to his upper thigh) but radiates down to his knee.
A 7 year old female is brought to the ED with a chief complaint of abdominal pain. She vomited once and feels weak. Emesis occurred about 1 hour after eating saimin (a local soup/noodle dish, also called ramen) from a neighborhood lunch/snack truck (a small mom and pop type business).
This is a 15-year old male with a history of severe chronic lung disease and bronchopulmonary dysplasia since birth. He was premature, and since then has required multiple hospitalizations for acute exacerbations of his chronic lung disease.
This is a 2 1/2 month old male who presented to the ED with a 2 week history of intermittent low grade fevers. He was seen by his primary physician 2 weeks prior to this ED visit for chapped/bleeding lips and mucocutaneous lesions.