Author Archives: keithbarrington

About keithbarrington

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

Not neonatology: the antipodes week 5. Te Anau, Mount Luxmore, and the Otago peninsula

We moved on again last week, spent a few days at Te Anau, which is just east of fiordland, in the southern part of the south island. From here we were able to go on a trip to cruise on … Continue reading

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Not Neonatology: Baby Birds! Aaaah..

Some of you may recently have seen a partially completed blog post, that accidentally got emailed out to people. It was actually a draft of a post for my son’s blog (I should add that apparently what Axel photographed as … Continue reading

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Shining a Light on Brain Oxygenation

A few years ago I was at a conference, where Gorm Greisen made a comment, after a talk I had given, that we really needed RCTs of new monitoring techniques, and specifically NIRS. Proving that a new technique actually improved … Continue reading

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Not neonatology: the antipodes week 4, Queenstown, Ben Lomond, and glenorchy

After our time in the geothermally active centre of the north island of New Zealand, we have now changed island. Queenstown is on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, we were there for new years eve and fireworks over the lake, … Continue reading

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Je Suis Charlie

I am horrified by the atrocity in Paris. Freedom is under attack. The best response I have read so far is a blog post in the Spectator by Alex Massie. And the many thousands of people who have congregated in demonstrations … Continue reading

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Very early caffeine

Some caffeine before getting out of bed would be handy sometimes, but our new publication, using data from the CNN, that I was involved in, was actually looking at caffeine us in the preterm baby, early during their lives. We … Continue reading

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SFU !

My good friend Barbara Farlow sent me a link to a talk from TEDx SFU. At first I thought that was a txt term for not speaking, but them I realized there was a letter missing, I was thinking of … Continue reading

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