Threats to bone health are increasingly a pediatric concern. Genetic or acquired disorders can compromise the expected gains in bone quantity and quality, and lead to osteoporosis early in life. Recurrent fractures in otherwise healthy youth may also be an indication of underlying bone fragility. In this grand rounds video presentation, Dr. Laura Bachrach, professor […]
CHOC Grand Rounds
CHOC provides Grand Rounds to its medical staff, employees and community pediatricians. Grand Rounds is an hour-long educational activity held weekly. Experts from CHOC and across the country provide the latest education on new or changing practice guidelines, relevant case studies, diagnoses or management of general pediatric conditions. Each Grand Rounds is planned to implement immediate change in CHOC’s physician learner practice to improve patient outcomes. Grand Rounds are open to all clinicians and attendance is free.
This CHOC grand rounds video, featuring Dr. Laura Pruitt, pediatric resident, PGY-3, provides an overview of the syndromes of DRESS, SJS and TEN to compare the similarities and highlight the differences of these distinct diseases. The presentation covers the common presenting symptoms, the underlying causes and current proposed treatments. The goal of this presentation is […]
A concussion or mild traumatic brain injury is defined as a transient neurologic change resulting from a biomechanical impact to the head. Given this broad definition, it is not surprising that concussion represents the most common type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Concussions can be complicated and multifaceted, as patients usually present with various combinations […]
Palliative care in infants and children is a critical and evolving field. In this grand rounds video presentation, Dr. Sirisha Perugu, CHOC neonatologist, and Meg Mohr, FNP-BC, MSN, coordinator of CHOC’s pediatric advanced care team, provide valuable insight. More specifically, they: define palliative care and provide a brief history of its development; highlight the ways […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recognized insufficient sleep as a public health concern, says CHOC pulmonologist Dr. John Saito. In this grand rounds video, Dr. Saito addresses the problem, which is often rooted in childhood. Disorders and disruptions of sleep in a developing brain may have short- term neurocognitive effects, as well […]
In this CHOC grand rounds video, Dr. Eric Handler, Orange County public health officer, highlights a unique public-private partnership focused on eliminating hunger and reducing food waste. The Waste Not OC Coalition uses a three-pronged approach: educate the community about food donations; identify “food insecure” individuals; and connect those individuals to sources of food. The […]