Just Awful

Here’s a bit of fun… And some lessons for Pediatric Emergency Medicine, from 1971. It’s a kid’s book, about a boy who hurts his finger at school, and has to see the school nurse. ┬áJames feels Just Awful – until after the 3-part treatment. We learn about assessing, cleaning and dressing wounds, and gain some insights into a child’s perspective of being a patient. Enjoy. ...

December 15th, 2011 by colinparker 

LP and SPA

Performing a septic screen in a febrile neonate or young infant requires rapid sampling of CSF and urine. This short clip outlines some of the basics of doing the LP and SPA.
February 5th, 2010 by colinparker