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Dr. Scott Freedman

Do the Right Thing – Hold the Inappropriate Antibiotics

Recently I saw an 18 month old girl on her second course of antibiotics for an “infection”, according to the mother. The child initially had symptoms of fever associated with nasal congestion and cough and sore throat. How she or the treating physician determined she had a sore throat will always be an enigma for […]

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What is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician?

For years, I have contended that all doctors and more so all specialists are not cut from the same cloth. I believe it’s more than simply how one practices; it is about ones’ motivations and convictions. To better understand the working relationship we have with our colleagues, we need to better understand how they think, […]

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