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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review literature on infants in newborn nursery with only murmur.
  • Review Pulse ox screening in newborn nursery.
  • Review management of cyanotic newborn born and differentiating congenital heart disease vs primary pulmonary vs persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn as the cause.

There is no educational content to this course. This course is designed to only administer the post-test and collect CME evaluations for the podcast associated with this training.
A Note From Dr. Tarchichi:
This podcast series was created to keep the busy physician of today informed and up to date on some of the most important diagnoses and issues we face every day in the care of hospitalized children. I hope to provide you with a unique and interesting perspective on the origins of pediatric hospital medicine. Please do not forget to log in and get your CME credit. Thank you for listening and enjoy.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Roth P. Pulse Oximetry and the Neonate.. Pediatrics in Review Sep 2016, 37 (9) 402-405.
  2. Fenster ME, Hokanson JS. Heart murmurs and echocardiography findings in the normal newborn nursery. Congenit Heart Dis. 2018 Jul 24.
  3. Arlettaz R, Archer N, Wilkinson AR Natural history of innocent heart murmurs in newborn babies: controlled echocardiographic study Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition 1998;78:F166-F170.
  4. Reuter S, Moser C, Baack M. Respiratory distress in the newborn. Pediatr Rev. 2014 Oct;35(10):417-28.
  5. Martin H. Lees, Douglas H. King. Cyanosis in the Newborn. Pediatrics in Review Aug 1987, 9 (2) 36-4.
  6. Moffett, B.S., Garrison, J.M., Hang, A. et al. Prostaglandin Availability and Association with Outcomes for Infants with Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatr Cardiol (2016) 37: 338.
  7. D. Manning, A. Paweletz and J.L. Robertson. Management of asymptomatic heart murmurs in infants and children. Paediatrics and Child Health, 2009-01-01, Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages 25-29.
  8. Victor Menashe. Heart Murmurs. Pediatrics in Review Apr 2007, 28 (4) e19-e22;

Authors:
Arcangela Lattari Balest, MD — Assistant Professor, Division of Newborn Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Gaurav Arora, MD — Associate Director of Electrophysiology Associate Vice-Chair of Pediatrics for Clinical Affairs, Ambulatory Care Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Tony R. Tarchichi MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC.) Paul C . Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Group
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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