Category Archives: Children

Quick, nurse! Pass the defibrillator!

If you are reading this, you are probably lost. If you are intentionally here, I can’t imagine what brought you. This blog hasn’t been updated in two and a half years. In that time, the trend of individuals moving material … Continue reading

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Ilias’ Saga Draws To A Close

As hoped and anticipated, Ilias was discharged from hospital today. We delayed going to the hospital to pick him and Sarah up until the afternoon, so that Eloïse and Lucas could attend a clay modelling activity at the VUmc‘s truly … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

Ilias underwent his mictie cystogram this afternoon, somewhat later than planned, because of a miscommunication somewhere between the children’s ward and the radiology department. Upon arrival in Radiology and the removal of Ilias’ nappy, the radiologist was surprised to find … Continue reading

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Temperature Normal

The good news is that Ilias is doing well. The results of the urinal culture came back yesterday and showed E. coli bacteria in his urinal tract. This was as suspected. We’re hoping he suffered just a fluke and got … Continue reading

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Once You Get On, You Can’t Get Off

Ilias developed a fever in the small hours of Tuesday morning. It was oscillating between 37.5 – 38.75°C, so we called the doctor’s post (our own doctor is on holiday) and agreed to bring Ilias in for a check-up. You … Continue reading

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