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Tales From the Right Lower Quadrant: Part 3

From the Surgeonsblog archive, original post date 9/17/06
She was among the sickest kids I’ve ever seen: as close to death as any who eventually made it. And I never figured out if her parents were just incredibly clueless, or criminally negligent. When …

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Sick Baby

From the Surgeonsblog archive, original post date 08/13/06
The potential to do dramatic good, as is the case with surgery, means that sitting and staring back at you at the other end of the see-saw is a grinning dysmorphic ogre. He keeps his …

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How Do I Clear the Pediatric Cervical Spine?

From The Trauma Professional’s Blog
There is quite a bit of controversy surrounding clearing the cervical spine in children. The trauma and emergency medicine literature have few high quality studies to base recommendations on. However, a few very good studies have …

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Highlights from PAPSA

Reports from our friends at PSION (Pediatric Surgery International Online Network) on the recent Pan African Paediatric Surgical Association conference.
PAPSA 2012 Day 1
The 9th Biennial Pan African Paediatric Surgical Association conference in Cape Town has brought together surgeons from not only many …