You are likely familiar with the adage about the kingdom that was lost for want of a nail. Critical care in the ICU and NICU is often like that - outcomes can hinge on one or a hundred small details rather than one big decision. Right now, at Tenwek, the "nail" we are in need … Continue reading For Want of a Syringe Pump
Month: November 2022
Let Everything That Has Breath
Last week, while our inpatient pediatrics team was talking over patients admitted overnight and doing our daily group devotionals, we decided to send an unusual letter to one of our patients.
Snakes in the Bushes
“A snake! Dad, I just saw a snake! A poisonous snake!” Last week Clark was washing dishes as I heated up left-overs when Hannah burst through our back door with that pronouncement. I began to calmly inform Hannah that there are no venomous snakes in this part of Kenya and in fact the chance that … Continue reading Snakes in the Bushes