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Content Author:
Patrick Kochanek, Robert Tasker
Date: 19 April 2019

In this video, Dr. Patrick Kochanek, outlines new developments appearing in the 3rd edition of “Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children”. He covers revisions made to level II and level III treatment recommendations, and how they translate across the companion

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 20 June 2018

Schematic of ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt placement in a toddler. 

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018.

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Date: 13 March 2017

In this video, Dr. Taylor discusses echogenic lesions in cranial sonography to expand the differential diagnosis of the hemorrhage.

Last reviewed: March 13, 2017.

Podcast:

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Date: 24 February 2017

In this video, Dr. Benjamin Warf discusses the pathophysiology and evolution of surgical treatment options for infant hydrocephalus as influenced by his experiences providing neurosurgical care in the global setting. 

Initial publication: February 23, 2017.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 1 February 2016

Illustration of inline traction of neck.

Last reviewed: February 1, 2016.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 6 November 2015

Coronal view of brain with right sided subgaleal shunt.

 

Last reviewed: November 6, 2015.

Date: 16 January 2015

Michele DeGrazia is a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and the Director of Research in the NICU at Boston Children’s Hospital. She will discuss her research in developing a novel device called the PlagioCradle and its use in treating Deformational Plagiocephaly.

Initial publication: January

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

The cough reflex is tested by stimulating the carina. An animation of a normal response and abnormal response is shown.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

The pharyngeal reflex tests the sensory limb of cranial nerve IX and the motor limb of cranial nerve X. An animation of a normal response and abnormal response is shown.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

The examination of a comatose patient’s cranial nerve V function can be done by testing for the corneal reflex. An animation of a normal response and abnormal response is shown.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

If a spinal injury has not been ruled out, a comatose patient’s extra-ocular movements can be examined by testing for the oculovestibular reflex. An animation of normal response and abnormal response is shown.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

If a spinal injury has been ruled out, examination of a comatose patient’s extra-ocular movements consists of testing for the oculocephalic reflex. An animation of normal response and abnormal response is shown.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

Examination of comatose patient’s response to visual stimulus consists of testing pupillary reflexes. An animation of normal response and abnormal response is shown.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

Animation of the examination of a comatose patient’s response to noxious stimulus at toenails depicting both an appropriate response and inappropriate response.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

Animation of the examination of a comatose patient's response to noxious stimulus at fingernails, depicting both an appropriate response and inappropriate response.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 12 December 2014

Animation of rotational trauma causing subdural hematoma.

Last reviewed: December 12, 2014.