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Hybrid: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 12/3/2021Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 12/3/2021End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

The Case of M.L.: 4-Year-Old Male With Hematemesis and Melena

Presented By
Hiral Patel, MD, pediatric resident, PGY-2, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

German Lozano Guzman, MD, attending, pediatric nephrology, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; assistant professor of pediatrics

Andrew Butler, MD, attending, Critical Care Medicine, assistant professor of pediatrics

Learning Objectives

  • Outline the initial approach to diagnosis and management of a 4 year-old child with hematemesis and melena
  • Discuss the imaging, laboratory work, and other diagnostic studies obtained for this patient, and the clinical progression leading to the final diagnosis
  • Discuss the pathophysiology, management, and prognosis of the final diagnosis

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
In-Person: DiGeorge Auditorium (max. 38 people)
Online: Please contact organizer for zoom link
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