archives

pediatrician

This tag is associated with 2 posts

“Bedside” manner without compare

Conventional wisdom says you should always make sure your doctor and your lawyer are younger than you. The theory is that as you get old and, yes, die, they will still be around to take care of you and your affairs. That’s a little more complicated when you’re talking about your pediatrician. Let’s just say … Continue reading

The whole is greater than the sum of the parts

“Have you considered getting a hospital bed for after the operation?” asked the occupational therapist. “You should have a suction machine. I’ll go get the papers to order it,” said the respiralogist 20 minutes later. We were at an annual follow-up visit for Deane, led by a pediatrician specializing in neuromusclular disorders. They use a team approach … Continue reading