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Podcast #59: The Zika Virus

Run Time: 5 minutes Author: Dr. Suzanne Chilton Educational Pearls: Zika originated in 1947 in a Risus monkey in Uganda, the first human case was in 1952 – spread by the Aedea aeygpti and the Aedes albopictus mosquitoes. For adults symptoms are mild – maculopapular rash, conjunctivitis, fever, and joint pain for several days to a…

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Podcast #19: Pediatric Procedures

Podcast #19: Pediatric Procedures Run Time: 2 minutes Educational Pearls: “Superman” the patient by placing their hands in a pillow case and wrap them in a sheet to help combative kiddos. Have the parents pull up a phone or tablet to distract the kids as well. Utilizing a well-sized cervical collar can help when repairing…

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