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A doctor’s experience with pediatric deaths
 

A doctor’s experience with pediatric deaths

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We are often times faced with death. I have seen many die and many of which I remember their passing in detail. Though my memories are filled with the losses of these patients, I remember all the pediatric deaths all too well.
 
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8 Oct 2016 - General
 
Thank you all for sharing your valuable thoughts on this topic. I also imagined one day that I might become a pediatrician but I found out that it is better not. I could handle neither taming their naughtiness nor watching them in pain. Unlike adults...
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I wanted to become Pediatrician. Upon entering medical school it was the field that I really wanted to get into. After witnessing pediatric death after pediatric death I said, "No, I cannot do this for the rest of my life." In our professio...
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This article reminded me of the image of an ER doctor who lost a patient. The photo which was posted on Reddit, became viral because it overflows with emotions. This ER doctor lost a 19-year-old patient, I can just imagine how much more of a burden i...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz reading this article made me so sad and afraid of being in that situation, no one want to face death or even experience the feeling of losing someone even if this person i...
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Not more. I had few experiences about child deaths at the hospital I work, which is the largest childrens hospital in the world namely Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo. Once a neonate was admitted to the ward with billious vomiting, absent bowel openi...
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Handling a patient at the last moment and declaring death is a heartbreaking situation especially in paediatric patients. But we are doctor and we have no way to avoid these situations. Usually everyone become habituated gradually but the new doctors...
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Handling a patient at the last moment and declaring death is a heartbreaking situation especially in paediatric patients. But we are doctor and we have no way to avoid these situations. Usually everyone become habituated gradually but the new doctors...
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The most devastating experiences that I encountered are those with pediatric patients that's why each time I encounter a pediatric patient with a malignant brain tumor, I have the tendency to distance myself emotionally because I know it will not...
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I worked in an adult medical unit, before I came to the current workplace, a paediatric surgical ward. I have seen much more deaths of adults than I have of children. In fact there has only been 2 deaths in my ward for the last 4 months. But those 2 ...
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Mortality. The one word that you hope you never encounter during a tour of duty. It is one thing to witness a patient pass away. It is another thing to see a young one expire. I agree that it is the most memorable of all the experiences in a doctor&#...
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It is absolutely heartbreaking to witness the moments of an innocent baby passing away. I would never wish anyone to be in that situation. Watching the relatives’ devastation and realizing that nothing in your hands you can do, is definitely one of t...
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