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Newly Published Content on the Clinician Community Site

OPENPediatrics recently published six new videos to our clinician community site. In the first video, "Development of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus," Michael Agus, MD, Director of the Medicine Critical Care Program at Boston Children's Hospital, provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the development of Type 1 Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM).  Dr. Agus explains the pathophysiology as well as the typical patient presentation, from development of insulin resistance to ketoacidosis.

We also published five new videos, which will be included in the upcoming "Nursing CICU Curriculum" in the OPENPediatrics clinician community site. This will be a new guided learning pathway, with associated quizzes, designed to provide education on key principles in nursing care to novice CICU nurses in all resource settings. Although these videos are designed to educate nurses working in the cardiac intensive care unit, the information provided is relevant to all medical professionals who seek further cardiac training. The five "Nursing CICU" videos we have recently published are: