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Dr. Christina Johns
Senior Medical Advisor, PM Pediatrics

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  1. Holiday Health Hazards: The “Do’s” & “Don’ts” of Telemedicine

    | General Medical, Research, Telemedicine

    Holiday Health Hazards: The “Do’s” & “Don’ts” of Telemedicine

    The holidays are a time of joy, gathering, and connecting. For pediatric emergency physicians such as myself, however, the season is also a time of hazards and emergencies for kids. Some of what I see this time of year, every year, include: Children cutting themselves with knives while helping parents prepare food Burns due to lit candles resting on low tabletops or surfaces where kids can reach them, or from pressing their hands against hot glass fireplace covers Children pulling heavy or sharp decorative objects off walls, mantels, or Christmas trees I could go on with a long list of injuries I’ve seen, and I’m sure you could add to it from your experience as well.  This is also the time of year when children (and everyone) tend to get sick from the common cold, influenza, and other viral infections due to airborne spread with increased time indoors.  With more people heading to emergency departments […]

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  2. A woman of African descent and her doctor are indoors in a medical clinic. The woman is sitting and describing her symptoms to the doctor.

    You guys know that when I go to my office to see patients I go to a place called PM Pediatrics, right? As in pediatrics meaning kids. You’re with me on this, I think. Well you can imagine my surprise recently when the office received a phone call asking if we would see a patient […]

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