Charting Pediatrics
Charting Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado faculty examine the latest treatment options for the most common chief complaints in pediatric medicine. We will talk about significant research and advances in pediatric medicine, the nuanced art of practicing pediatrics and everything in between.
Medication Management for Pediatric Hypertension Patients with Steve Daniels, MD (Rebroadcast S3:E26)
Our Summer 2021 Series features the rebroadcast of some of our most listened-to episodes from the last 4 seasons of Charting Pediatrics. Do you have a guest or topic suggestion for Season 5? Let us know, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org In Season 2 on the podcast we discussed the initial diagnosis and lifestyle management of hypertension in pediatric patients. If you have not had the opportunity to listen to that episode, go back and check out Season 2, Episode 36 as it will set the back drop for today’s discussion as we dive more specifically into medication management for pediatric hypertension patients. In this episode we discuss medication management for pediatric hypertension patients with a pediatric cardiologist, Steve Daniels, MD, PhD and a clinical pharmacist, Dr. Megan Greene. Dr. Greene is a pediatric clinical pharmacist at Children’s Hospital Colorado with a specialization in critical care and kidney and liver transplant pharmaceutical support, and also works in our pediatric hypertension clinic. Dr. Daniels is the Pediatrician-in-Chief at Children’s Hospital Colorado and L. Joseph Butterfield Chair of Pediatrics within the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he is a professor of pediatrics and epidemiology. He is a cardiologist by training and a sought-out expert in the fields of pediatric hypertension, dyslipidemia, and pediatric nutrition.  Clinical Practice Guideline for Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents Do you have thoughts about today's episode or suggestions for a future topic? Write to us, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org
Aug 3
29 min
Seizures & Spells: Diagnosis & Management of Events That Worry Us with Shavonne Massey, MD, MSCE and Mered Parnes, MD (Rebroadcast S3:E32)
Our Summer 2021 Series features the rebroadcast of some of our most listened-to episodes from the last 4 seasons of Charting Pediatrics. Do you have a guest or topic suggestion for Season 5? Let us know, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org In this episode we discuss seizures and spells, and the diagnosis and management of events that worry us. This episode was recorded at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics NCE in New Orleans with Mered Parnes, MD and Shavonee Massey, MD, MSCE. Dr. Massey is is a pediatric neurologist in the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, specializing in the care of children with epilepsy and a Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics and Neurology. Dr. Parnes is the Director of the Pediatric Movement of Disorders Clinic and an Assistant Professor of Child Neurology at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. Do you have thoughts about today's episode or suggestions for a future topic? Write to us, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org 
Jul 27
24 min
School Anxiety and School Refusal in Kids (Rebroadcast S1:E25)
Our Summer 2021 Series features the rebroadcast of some of our most listened-to episodes from the last 4 seasons of Charting Pediatrics. Do you have a guest or topic suggestion for Season 5? Let us know, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org  Our guest for this episode is Jessica Hawks, PhD the Clinical Director of Outpatient Services at the Pediatric Mental Health Institute and assistant professor of child psychiatry at CU School of Medicine. Dr. Hawks talks us through a common behavioral issues of school-aged children – school refusal – and provides insights, advice and tools to help prevent, manage and understand this behavior. In this episode: Outlining and identifying the underlying symptoms and signs associated with a child refusing to attend school How primary care providers (PCPs) can assist parents who are experiencing guilt Identifying the four most common reasons that children refuse to go to school Exploring the effects of social media on children's behavior when it comes to school refusal How a PCP can approach treatment of school refusal The recommended frequency of follow-up care for kids who are refusing to go to school The importance of connecting parents to community-based resources Preventative practices parents can set up in the home to prevent this behavioral issue What an excellent prognosis looks like for children experiencing school refusal When it's time to refer to a mental health professional PCPs in the Denver Metro Area can refer patients to the Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic or to a local community mental health center Resources for dealing with school refusal: School Refusal: Information for Educators (.pdf) from the National Association for School Psychologists School Refusal in Children and Adolescents from American Family Physician The Functional Assessment of School Refusal Behavior Effective Child Therapy Division 53 of the Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology website School Refusal from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Jul 27
28 min
Toxicity and the Most Common Pediatric Overdoses (Rebroadcast S2:E29)
Our Summer 2021 Series features the rebroadcast of some of our most listened-to episodes from the last 4 seasons of Charting Pediatrics. Do you have a guest or topic suggestion for Season 5? Let us know, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org In today's episode we dive in to the topic of toxicity and the most common overdoses in pediatric medicine. Our guest is Sam Wang, MD, returning from earlier this season when we covered the topic of Marijuana as Medicine (S2:E14). Dr. Wang is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician and Medical Toxicologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  Let us know what you thought of today's episode: Tweet Dr. Brent (@AlisonBrentMD) or write to us, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org.
Jul 22
33 min
Common Breathing Issues During Respiratory Season with Ben Hughes, MD (Rebroadcast S4:E18)
Our Summer 2021 Series features the rebroadcast of some of our most listened-to episodes from the last 4 seasons of Charting Pediatrics. Do you have a guest or topic suggestion for Season 5? Let us know, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org  Respiratory diseases account for nearly a quarter of all pediatric consultations. And in addition to the usual suspects on our differentials, we now have the consideration of COVID-19. In today’s episode, we talk with Ben Hughes, MD about the most common breathing issues during respiratory season, important diagnostic considerations and treatments options. Dr. Hughes is a pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado and lives locally on the Western Slope of Colorado in Grand Junction; he is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Do you have thoughts about today's episode or suggestions for a future topic? Write to us, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org 
Jul 20
24 min
Sepsis with Halden Scott, MD (Rebroadcast S3:E12)
Our Summer 2021 Series features the rebroadcast of some of our most listened-to episodes from the last 4 seasons of Charting Pediatrics. Do you have a guest or topic suggestion for Season 5? Let us know, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org  Sepsis remains one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in children despite improved understanding of the pathophysiology leading to better clinical management and survival. Recent studies have identified several areas that must be addressed by the clinician in order to continue to impact the morbidity and mortality associated with sepsis. In today’s episode we talk with Halden Scott, MD about the presentation, management and follow-up care of pediatric patients with sepsis. Dr. Scott is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Resources mentioned in today's episode: The Children’s Hospital Association Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes Collaborative  Children’s Hospital Colorado Pathways: Scroll to Emergency Department/Urgent Care Sepsis for the sepsis pathway The most recent pediatric sepsis guidelines Articles that Dr. Scott referred to in the podcast about the role of lactate in sepsis, and the problems with SIRS criteria for sepsis screening:  https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2595569 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26711848/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25778743/
Jul 14
33 min
That's a Wrap: Season 4 Reflections with Alison Brent, MD; David Brumbaugh MD and Dan Nicklas, MD (S4:E39)
Season 4 of Charting Pediatrics is a wrap! Thank you for listening, writing in and creating this dynamic pediatric podcast community.  Throughout the month of July 2021 we will be re-broadcasting some of our most popular episodes from Season 4 and we look forward to launching Season 5 in August. If you are looking for new content and want to brush up on your Spanish skills, check out our new Spanish podcast for pediatric providers, Pediatras En Línea. Until next time, keep on keeping kids safe out there. Do you have thoughts about today's episode or suggestions for a future topic? Write to us, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org  
Jul 13
10 min
Introducing Pediatras En Línea
A new podcast from Children’s Hospital Colorado. Pediatras En Línea is a weekly podcast in Spanish for pediatric healthcare providers hosted by Carla Torres-Zegarra, MD. In this series, providers from around the globe will discuss the latest treatments and innovations for the delivery of pediatric medicine and the nuanced art of delivering care in their home communities. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes, Google Podcasts and Google Play. Read more about Pediatras En Línea Do you suggestions for a topic or guest for Pediatras En Línea? Write to us, pediatrasenlinea@childrenscolorado.org 
Jun 26
6 min
COVID Vaccine & Kids: Managing Potential Allergic Reactions with Matthew Greenhawt, MD (S4:E38)
After a long 18 months of living through a pandemic, vaccines have paved a way forward to a new normal – Just 6 weeks ago, the Pfizer vaccine received emergency use authorization for adolescents down to age 12; and here at Children’s Colorado, we are a Pfizer vaccine trial site for kids ages 5-11. As more of our pediatric patients become eligible for the vaccine, primary care providers will be considering how to safely vaccinate patients with a risk of allergic reaction. In this episode, we will talk about the incidence, suspected epidemiology and current policy related to allergic reactions to the SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and steps for avoiding potential adverse reactions. Today's guest is Dr. Matt Greenhawt, Director of the Food Challenge and Research Unit at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy & Immunology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  Do you have thoughts about today's episode or suggestions for a future topic? Write to us, chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org 
Jun 25
25 min
More than Meets the Eye: Plastic Surgery and Pediatrics with Aaron Mason, MD (S4:E37)
Plastic surgery conjures up associations with cosmetic and aesthetic improvements, often in the name of vanity. However, plastic surgeons play an important role in pediatrics for addressing congenital defects, post-traumatic deformities, skin infectious and benign and malignant tumors. In this episode ,we are going to talk through the most common pediatric plastic surgery referrals from primary care. Dr. Mason is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital Colorado and is Visiting Associate Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.   Do you have thoughts about today's episode or suggestions for a future topic? Write to us. chartingpediatrics@childrenscolorado.org 
Jun 22
30 min
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