Med Student Corner: A Changing Epidemiology – A Patient with Stridor and Sore Throat

By Kelsey Sicker, MD Candidate, Class of 2019 // Edited by Michael Barrie, MD OSU EM Attending

Medicine is a constantly evolving field, with new therapies, preventive strategies, and understandings of disease pathology rapidly growing. As part of this evolution, vaccinations have become key to modern preventive medicine for children and have had a great impact on childhood morbidity and mortality.

With the implementation of universal vaccination recommendations, what long term effects have we seen on the epidemiology of epiglottitis?

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