COVID-19 Testing. It’s a featured topic on 60 Minutes in late June, 2020 and their investigative journalism has some surprising discoveries about how the FDA allowed antibody tests of varied accuracy onto the market.
COVID-19 Testing. It’s in the news every day. “We don’t have enough tests. We have tests; come get one. The test results are all mixed together making it impossible to interpret them.” Get a test. Don’t get a test. No wonder the average parent is a little confused by it all.
Everybody says “Don’t panic” about the Coronavirus. That’s valuable advice to be sure, but this blog is about practical things you can do while you’re not panicking. We are in the middle of an ‘infodemic’ about COVID-19 and everybody really just wants to know what to do. “Don’t ignore or dismiss this.” Learn what you […]
With an organized roadmap to offer checkups and flu vaccines this fall, I’m proud to say that our practice vaccinated more than seventy five percent of the patients and the parents who come to us. It wasn’t an easy task, and there were some families who probably thought our email reminders were annoying. To you, […]
“Give thanks oh Thou, who has given us so much. Mercifully grant us one more thing ~ a grateful heart.” -George Herbert (read more as one pediatrician reflects hourly on things for which she’s grateful.)
I used to think that when doctors diagnose a virus with its name, it was more helpful to parents. RSV is a good example. Respiratory Syncytial Virus a one that often settles in the chest causing bronchiolitis. There’s a test for it, and like many viral infections, the treatment is the same whether you and […]