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Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Karen Gentile and Jean Russo discuss pediatric health conditions and parenting concerns in an evidence-based educational podcast aimed at parents and other pediatric healthcare providers. Powered by Kids First Pediatric Partners, one of the leading pediatric practices in the Northshore and located in Skokie, Illinois. 

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Nov 20, 2018

One of the most common secondary infections caused by the common cold is a middle ear infection.  In this episode we talk about middle ear infections and also touch briefly on swimmers ear and middle ear effusions.  In this episode you will learn: 

  • Normal ear anatomy
  • What is an ear effusion
  • Does swimming or bathing...

Nov 6, 2018

Fall and Winter are the seasons in which there is a rise in upper respiratory infections including croup.  Croup is a specific type of URI that causes a barky seal-like cough and sometimes difficulty breathing.  Croup often comes on suddenly and can be very scary for parents.  In this episode, Nurse Practitioners Karen...