Kiddy Tox

Fortunately for us, younger kids are less dedicated in their efforts to harm themselves with a variety of poisons… On the other hand, their sneaky inventiveness knows no bounds, when it comes to getting hold of something that they shouldn’t. The principles of Clinical Toxicology are similar in kids and adults, but there are a few additional aspects to consider. Join us on a sketch of...

February 25th, 2012 by colinparker 

E for Exposure, Don’t Ever Forget Glucose

Exposure: getting a look at the whole patient, while preventing hypothermia.  It’s just part of being thorough, and thorough is Good. Many have erred in the heat of the moment… it’s easy to get distracted by a sick-looking kid or a serious injury, but: Don’t Ever Forget Glucose! On this episode we run through the meaning of “E”, and then move on swiftly to discuss...

November 4th, 2010 by colinparker