The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Database scans hundreds of medical publications, categorizes PEM topics, and provides a searchable online database with which to find them, and other links.
PEMFellows.com & PEMNetwork.org have a variety of resources, links, announcements, and blog that may be of useful interest.
Radiology Cases in Pediatric Emergency Medicine is voluminous, classic, and free, as well as available in several formats. Loren Yamamoto, MD MPH, et al from Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, in Honolulu, and the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, are to be thanked for this exceptional resource.
The former EMedicine website online free textbook had excellent peer-reviewed articles now subsumed within the Medscape website.
EMPEM/org is a website devoted to Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Nicely done and good resources. Don’t miss Colin Parker’s PEM for Dummies.
EMSC: Emergency Medical Services for Children is a program at federal and state levels that provides grants to study and improve emergency care and to reduce mortality and morbidity from serious illness and trauma.
Ped-EM-L: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Discussion List provides you with a stream of interesting PEM threads and a ready bunch of go-to correspondents from whom to seek advice.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Emergency Medicine is home for organized pediatric physicians in PEM.
MUSC Pediatric Emergency Medicine Portal from Medical University of South Carolina is an example of resources that can be provided by academic institutions. Institutions may have varying degrees of lockup behind an intranet.
PECARN: Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network A federal grant “to conduct meaningful and rigorous multi-institutional research into the prevention and management of acute illnesses and injuries in children and youth across the continuum of emergency medicine health care.”
Tom Trimble, RN CEN
Opinions in this column are solely those of the writer.
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal is always looking for authors, articles, and suggestions for topics that inform the work of our specialty and excite the readers. If you have an article or concept to propose, or suggestions and opinions that would help us meet your needs, please use our "Feedback" form to contact the Editors. It's a direct line of communication, and the free registration of your email allows us to respond to your suggestions, and makes the entire website and all other LWW Journals more useable and functional for you.