Author Archives: keithbarrington

About keithbarrington

I am a neonatologist and clinical researcher and chief of service at Sainte Justine University Health Center in Montréal

Endotracheal Tube Positioning, getting it right, but not too far right.

Our tiny babies have very tiny tracheas. So far you are probably all with me. Putting that tube in the right position is therefore tricky. In particular avoiding the right mainstem bronchus, which is the wrong position, is important. So … Continue reading

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Not neonatology: trip to the antipodes, week 10, Inverloch

After our amazing week in Apollo Bay, we said goodbye to the English contingent, and crossed over to the east side. Melbourne sits above a huge bay, known as Port Philip, we went as far as we could on the … Continue reading

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Not neonatology: trip to the antipodes, week 9, Apollo Bay

After a week in Noosa, we flew to Melbourne, then drove along the Great Ocean Road to Apollo Bay, or, in fact a few km before Apollo Bay. The house we rented was a few meters from the beach, and … Continue reading

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Not neonatology : trip to the antipodes, week 8. Noosa

North of Sydney on the east coast on the Sunshine Coast of Australia is a town called Noosa. Noosa is a warm beautiful place to have a vacation, the town to my taste rather artificial, but it had the great … Continue reading

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Not neonatology : trip to the Antipodes, week 7. Sydney.

In Sydney we were joined by other family members, the childrens’ two grandmothers, and my sister and her husband. Our first day was very hot, and we spent it close to the water, on ferries around the bay, and walking … Continue reading

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Premies with Sepsis, what is happening to the circulation?

This is  a study of the hemodynamic profile of preterm infants who have septic shock, compared to matched controls. And an analysis of changes after institution of therapy. Saini SS, Kumar P, Kumar RM: Hemodynamic changes in preterm neonates with septic … Continue reading

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Updated Photo Page

I have just added another batch of Australian Bird Photos, and reformatted the ‘Photos’ page on this blog. Hope you like them: if you click on one of the photos you can see a high-resolution version.

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