Classic Video: An Approach to Lumbar Punctures

Classic Video: An Approach to Lumbar Punctures

 

Welcome to a classic PedsCases video from www.pedscases.com.  This video highlights an approach to lumbar punctures. Please don't try performing a lumbar puncture at home or in a healthcare setting on the basis of this video.
 
The video was created by Peter MacPherson (as a medical student) and Dr. Karen Forbes. Peter MacPherson (BSc, MD) is currently a pediatric resident in St. John's, NL. Dr. Karen Forbes (BSc, MD, FRCPC) is a pediatric hospitalist at the Stollery Children's Hospital, and acting director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.
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