11 February 2008

A Tough Call

I was explaining to the mother of a child with a runny nose and fever, that antibiotics were not likely to help her child's viral upper respiratory infection, when the nurse pushed her way into the room. "Sorry to interrupt, Dr SF," she said, "but I've got medic 6 on the line with a cardiac arrest and they need you right now."

Read the rest over at MedPage Today.

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