Over prescribing antibiotics has lead to antibiotic resistance. Together we can help prevent antibiotic resistant infections.
I’m washing dishes with my daughter, Emily, when I notice superficial cuts all down her arm. “Emily, what is this?!” I ask in an alarming tone. Maybe, I’m over-reacting, but I’m afraid this is a suicide attempt! Immediately, Emily pulls down her sleeve to hide her cuts. “It’s nothing, Mom. I just got scratched by a cat.”Continue reading “Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior”
If you find yourself in Lilongwe in the midst of a pandemic, this article is for you.
I was prompted to write this post when a patient in Lilongwe called for advice after the hedgehog her children were playing with died. At the lab they confirmed that the cute little critter had died from rabies.
Not all creams are the same. Use this resource to identify the best cream for your condition when living in a limited resource setting.
Does your child have a strange barky cough at night? Here are some tips for our how to care for your child from home and when to go to the clinic.
If your child gets a fever a few days after an upper respiratory infection, is pulling at his ears, or is extra irritable then he should be examined for a possible ear infection.
Care for your child’s injury with supplies you keep at home with RICE therapy.
Enjoy Lake Malawi, but take precautions to prevent Schistosomiasis.
Upper Respiratory Infections are the most common illnesses I see in the clinic. Here are some tips for how to care for child from home and when to come in to the clinic.