Children aren’t little adults and shouldn’t be treated as such. They need child-sized doses of anesthesia, colorful rooms and caring faces.
Fevers let us know when something is going on, usually an infection. But a fever itself is not dangerous.
Eric Scelzi is a healthy 20-year-old man, thanks to the lifesaving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine and the ECMO team at Vanderbilt.
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