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If you only knew what we filter out for you, you would be on your knees!

Marty


On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 8:17 AM, Michael Verive <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> >Besides, who else but each other will appreciate the glory
> >of the chief complaint  I saw written on an older man's
> >chart in fellowship, "The thrill is gone."
> >(Bruit in the dialysis fistula wasn't palpable any more.)
>
> Which reminds me of what I used to tell my pediatric residents and fellows
> during their cardiovascular exams: "Never tell a parent that you're feeling
> their child's chest for a thrill!"
>
> BTW, it appears that you Peds-EM folk get all the "fun" diagnoses, and
> those of us in the PICU world don't.  Apparently you filter them out for us
> (and for that we are grateful!).
>
> Michael J. Verive, MD, FAAP
> Medical Director - Pediatric Intensive Care
> St. Mary's Hospital for Women and Children
> 3700 Washington Ave.
> Evansville, IN 47630
>
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> message: info PED-EM-L
> The URL for the PED-EM-L Web Page is:
>                 http://listserv.brown.edu/ped-em-l.html
>



-- 
Marty
Martin Herman, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Specialists, P.C.
Lebonheur Children's Medical Center
Memphis Tn 38103
901 405 1407 ( office)
901 219 9202 ( cell)
901 287 5986 ( ED office)
901 287 6226 ( ED fax)

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