It seems that talking about puberty and sex is one of most every doctor’s LEAST favorite tasks. I know that because some research projects have studied the subject in patients of all ages with diseases of all types and by doctors of all specialties. Well, it shouldn’t really surprise any of you because it’s your […]
There are two things which a trained pediatrician usually checks for more frequently than other physicians who see children: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip(DDH) and Amblyopia (lazy eye). Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, or DDH (formerly CDH), occurs when the hips of a new born infant are either inadequately or inappropriately developed at birth. The […]
Even though summer orthopedic injuries are not hard to find, good instruction video examples are. It’s not easy to make good physician instructors, adequate video equipment, a cooperative injured child and the tons of “permission paperwork” all appear at the same place at the same time.
Here is a great example of a physical exam test which is not easy to convey to medical students without something to see.
[A dentist desires contact for makers of the dental ID discs written about in a previous article.] (more…)
[A 3-year-old with recurrent bouts of vomiting and coughing phlegm in the mornings is thought to have a “form of tonsillitis” and her mother wonders about a tonsillectomy.] Read more→
A successful web developer, author, speaker, blogger and entrepreneur, Chris often was invited to submit articles to “The Pastry Box Project” for publication. His complete submission portfolio can be read here. Of particular interest to me is his take on “How To Be A Man,” a topic I’ve written about previously when we talked about […]
“Am I ready to have sex?” That’s a question only a rare parent will ever be asked by their teen. But, they might read an article on it – like this one. [ http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/dating-sex/Pages/Deciding%20to%20Wait.aspx ]