We’re Pediatricians In A Pandemic. We Shouldn’t Be Taking Care Of Your Grandparents

Don’t make us take care of your grandparents. We are pediatricians. We take care of sick kids. We can treat an asthma attack or croup. We know when a newborn needs a spinal tap for a fever or an ultrasound for vomiting. We dream about insulin-dosing for Type 1 diabetes. We work with amazing nurses who can convince any 4-year-old to take their medication, who immediately recognize when a toddler’s mental status is worsening. We don’t take care of adults. […]

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