The PECARN rule for blunt abdominal trauma in children had high sensitivity, 99%, in this retrospective review. A prospective validation study would give us greater confidence to use this in clinical practice.
The physician response to an incendiary tweet by the NRA last week has been striking. It has led to the hashtag #ThisIsOurLane, as the NRA admonished physicians to “stay in their lane” regarding gun policy. This is a review of the position statement by the American College of Physicians on reducing firearm deaths and injuries that sparked it all.