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Charting Pediatrics

Apr 30, 2019

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition; one that strikes fear into the hearts of parents and providers alike. AFM affects the nervous system, specifically the gray matter of the spinal cord, which results in the presenting symptoms of a flaccid paralysis.

This condition is not new. Acute flaccid...

Apr 23, 2019

Today we are fortunate to be joined by a home-grown Denver pediatrician, child health advocate and legislator for the Colorado House of Representatives, Rep. Dr. Yadira Caraveo.

Dr. Caraveo was born and raised in Denver and attended medical school at the University of Colorado. She completed her residency in pediatrics...

Apr 16, 2019

As we head into a busy travel season increasing numbers of our patients and families are venturing to high altitude to partake in activities such as sight-seeing, hiking and climbing.

Children who travel to high altitude are at risk for developing some form of acute altitude illness and will seek advice from...

Apr 9, 2019

Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most common reasons that patients present to our office. Not surprisingly, ear infections are also the most common reason why children receive a prescription for a course of antibiotics.

In today’s episode, we are going to talk to Peggy Kelley, MD about the classic symptoms and...

Apr 2, 2019

In this episode, Daniel Searing, MD, Professor of pediatrics and allergies at Children's Colorado, talks about seasonal allergies and pollen. He discusses the effects of pollen, how to treat and alleviate allergies, and more.

In this episode, Dr. Searing discusses:

  • Pollen and how it affects allergies
  • Why cottonwood...