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Muna Mohamed Jawish
Alleppo University, Jordan
Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Pediatr Ther
Background: Working in pediatric emergency department is challenging. Starting from ED entrance where unpredictable cases may come through to the urgency for early detection and stabilization of sick children, in a very noisy crowded environment; in addition to; dealing with many parties in ED (staff, families, children, and other specialties) add extra challenge. Objective: To emphasize the importance of physician skills to conduct a proper history and physical examination as they form the corner stone in the chain of patients approach, by demonstrating few real cases from our ED. Methods: I will present 4-5 cases (real patients) to highlight some ticks and tips in history and physical examination in these cases and how we manage them. These cases represent a range of diseases that daily present to ED and can easily be missed unless proper history and exam been carried out, even when no time or even place with urgency to move on to see the next patient. Conclusion: Despite the huge advance in technology which is utilized in medical diagnosis either LAB or imaging, still physician’s skills in history and physical exam are the key point in medical care.
Muna Mohamed Jawish have my expertise and passion in clinical practice in general pediatrics as well as pediatric emergency since 1998 when she started her residency in pediatrics in Alleppo University Hospital/Syria, and continued her practice in general pediatrics till 2007, when she moved to pediatric emergency medicine at King Fahed Medical City (KFMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and she accomplished her fellowship PEM in 2013, to work as consultant in pediatric emergency till now in Security Forces Hospital (SFH) Medical teaching is her other interest as she was department education supervisor before in KFMC and now in SFH, with fellowship program director deputy assignment.