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Resource: Podcast: Emergency Medicine Cases and The Neonatal Lazy Feeder

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Resource: Podcast: Emergency Medicine Cases and The Neonatal Lazy Feeder

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The neonatal lazy feeder is a fairly common EM presentation. On this Emergency Medicine Cases - Best Case Ever, Dr. Anthony Crocco, the Division Head of Pediatric EM at McMaster University and Medical Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Hamilton Health Sciences Hospital, discusses an approach to the neonatal lazy feeder and why we should abandon the use of codeine in pediatrics as well as in breastfeeding mothers. The approach to the neonatal lazy feeder should be considered as an approach to altered level of awareness with a wide differential diagnosis, and there is one question that should always be asked of the neontal lazy feeder.

Click here to listen to this podcast on the neonatal lazy feeder.