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David E Bratt, MD

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
In 1976 a Trinidadian in the USA, with an eye on returning home and working for the government, decided to apply to do a Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
I’ve been reading up a bit about the advice parents used to be given in the past by paediatricians and came across a fascinating booklet.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Having written critically about the harm the SEA exam is doing to our children and the lack of a family-oriented paediatric service in the PICU at EWMSC, it was gratifying to have two positive experie
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
So it appears that the answer to last week’s question, “Are parents still being asked to leave their ill children alone in the ICU in T&T?” is yes.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The article on page A12 of Sunday’s Guardian, “A Mother’s Plea for Human Compassion at Hospitals” should be read not only by mothers and grandmothers and aunties and all nurses who take care of childr
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hospitalism is a term one rarely hears about nowadays although it seems to be making a comeback at the Children’s Hospital at Mount Hope where, at least in the Paediatric Intensive Unit, parents are n
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Modern management of illness is heavily biased towards teamwork.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
So the other day I was walking around the Savannah and I passed two young men walking in the opposite direction and heard one of them saying, “I went to my doctor and he did some tests.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The simplest definition of a processed food is food that has been altered in some way during preparation. Sounds as if any food we eat is processed!
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
I am going to borrow the headline from Peter Ray blood’s excellent review of this year’s Carnival last Friday, “Time to Change the Change” not only because I agree with his criticisms but because I am