Back in the Mesozoic Period I helped start up a Peds ED in a suburban
community. I was a little nervous about it's viability and became even more
so when I the first patient in the dept's history.
It was a diaper.
A father brought in his child's diaper for me to examine (child at home
It was urate crystals.
Talk about an inauspicious beginning.
Jay D. Fisher MD FAAP
Director of Pediatric Emergency Services
Emergency Physicians Medical Group
University Medical Center, Las Vegas NV
St. Rose Sienna Hospital, Henderson NV
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