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Head, Emergency Medicine

Internationally recognized physician-scientist in pediatric emergency medicine and epidemiologist Elizabeth Alpern, MD, has been appointed Division Head of Emergency Medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. 

New York State mandated a sepsis bundle of care (intravenous fluids, blood culture, and intravenous antibiotics) for pediatric patients in 2013.

Sepsis is a serious, life-threatening condition. Sepsis can occur in any child but it’s more likely to present in children who are currently experiencing an infection or an open wound, in the hospital,

PRN is pleased to offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. We understand there are many barriers that prevent medical trainees and practicing clinicians from getting the CME they need. Staying up to date on the latest pediatric research often means having to pay for a journal subscription or even your CME certificate and then spend the...

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