COVID-19 transmission in children

Damian catches up with Alasdair to discuss the evidence pertaining to transmission of COVID19 in children. They discuss the evidence as it stands and how its interpretation has been a focus for challenging scientific discussion and public discourse.

Emotional Contagion: Andrew Tagg at DFTB19

Andy has always had an affinity for John Carter, as played by Noah Wyle, from the TV series ER. The night ER premiered on UK television happened to be his very first ED shift as a medical student at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.  He remembers sneaking away to the lounge to watch it. His…

Subtle Signs in Safeguarding: Giles Armstrong at DFTB19

Giles Armstrong reminds us that curiosity is needed for all of our young patients and that without it, we cannot truly care for them. We have to be the detectives and be prepared to ask the questions, not just to the routine questions, but to the unspoken ones. Giles presents us with some challenging, but…

Where would the world of paediatrics be without POCUS? We’d still be trying (and failing) to cannulate chubby toddlers by feel alone, we’d still be using radioactive waves to determine if the child in front of us has pneumonia and we wouldn’t have this eye-opening talk from Russ and Cian.

POCUS: Russ Horowitz and Cian McDermott at DFTB19

Where would the world of paediatrics be without POCUS? We’d still be trying (and failing) to cannulate chubby toddlers by feel alone, we’d still be using radioactive waves to determine if the child in front of us has pneumonia and we wouldn’t have this eye-opening talk from Russ and Cian.