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Date: 22 June 2018

Quick Concepts are short videos that describe a key physiological or theoretical concept, or demonstrate a brief procedure.

In this video, Brienne Leary, describes how to measure a patient's respiratory rate.

Initial publication: June 22, 2018

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OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 20 June 2018

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

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 20 June 2018

Frontal view demonstrating a normal thyroid and goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). 

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 20 June 2018

Lateral view of toddler, child and adolescent skeleton.

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018.

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 20 June 2018

Capnography waveform showing hypopneic hypoventilation (type 2).

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018.  

Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 20 June 2018

Capnography waveform showing complete airway obstruction.

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018.

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Date: 20 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Jordan Rettig discusses cardiopulmonary interactions pertaining to positive pressure ventilation.

Initial publication: June 20, 2018.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 18 June 2018

Baby sitting on hospital bed in tripod position. 

Last Reviewed: June 20, 2018. 

Content Author:
Bonnie Arzuaga MD
Date: 18 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Bonnie Arzuaga discusses the ethical controversies around having your child genetically tested, the best interest standard, predictive testing and newborn screenings. 

Initial publication: June 18, 2018.

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Date: 13 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Hovaire Nsabimana discusses stabilization and how it relates to identifying high-risk newborns, assessment, hypothermia, and infections. 

Initial publication: June 13, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Sadath Sayeed MD, JD
Date: 8 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Sadath Sayeed discusses the ethical questions surrounding scarce resource allocation in the ICU setting for both adult and pediatric patients. 

Initial publication: June 8, 2018. 

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Date: 5 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Zeynep Salih discusses legal and moral obligations when dealing with cultural and religious sensitivity of parents and families with sick children in the ICU. 

Initial publication: June 4, 2018. 

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Date: 1 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Andrea Moscatelli discusses the pathophysiology of persistent pulmonary hypertension in the newborn, PPHN. 

Initial publication: June 1, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Megan Connelly MD
Date: 25 May 2018

In this video, the viewer will learn the differential diagnosis for newborn respiratory distress, and the epidemiology, pathophysiology, presentation, diagnosis, and management of the most common etiologies.

Initial publication: May 25, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Robert Graham
Date: 21 May 2018

In this video, Dr. Robert Graham, Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Associate Professor of Harvard Medical School, describes the patient population of children with chronic critical illness, explores the current literature on treating these patients in

Content Author:
Renee Boss MD
Date: 21 May 2018

In this video, Dr. Renee Boss discusses the ethics around palliative care, death and performing an autopsy on ill children. 

Initial publication: May 21, 2018.

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Content Author:
Jennifer Engel RN, BSN, Beverly Small RN, CCRN, Ruth Brediger MSN, RN, CCRN, RRT
Date: 16 May 2018

This video highlights the resources and need for the Red Zone Medication Safety Initiative at Boston Children's Hospital. It delves into case scenarios as well as the background of the initiative.

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Content Author:
Cynda Rushton PhD, RN, FAAN
Date: 14 May 2018

In this video, Dr. Cynda Rushton discusses her work on the topic of moral resilience, the six themes involved in moral resilience, and how it is crucial in addressing moral distress.

Initial publication: May 14, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Francois Biziyaremye RN
Date: 9 May 2018

In this video, Francois Biziyaremye, RN, and MCH Program Manager of Partners in Health, outlines important considerations in the thermoregulation of a newborn. 

Initial publication: May 9, 2018.

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Content Author:
OPENPediatrics Staff
Date: 8 May 2018

Right lateral view of skull. 

Last reviewed: May 8, 2018.