Recognize specific conditions in pediatric patients presenting to the emergency department;
Describe the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, historical and examination findings associated with conditions in pediatric patients presenting to the emergency department;
Formulate a differential diagnosis and perform necessary diagnostic tests;
Apply up-to-date therapeutic techniques to address conditions discussed in the publication;
Discuss any discharge or follow-up instructions with patients.
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