We are delighted to share this uplifting story about #DreamDoctor Keren Asor-Kliger at Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center, which perfectly illustrates how important #med#medicalns are to the #medical team. (translated from Hebrew and edited for length) What happens when two urologists meet a medical clown? We want to tell you about a special case of cooperation, in which different members of our medical team worked together to help #children. A one-year-old #baby born with a congenital malformation that affected the #bladder and #kidney underwent two operations before being referred to a video-urodynamic test to determine if another #surgery was needed. Video-urodynamic testing is complicated and very uncomfortable for babies. In order to avoid anesthetizing the child, which may impair the results of the #examination, a medical clown was summoned to the examination room. The clown held the one-year-old's attention during the entire test and in fact made it possible for the #doctors to achieve optimal results. "Thank you to our medical clown Keren! We have never seen a child who does not cry during this test. Now we can make a better decision about how to continue treatment" said Prof. Kobi Stav.
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The #DreamDoctors Project is proud to announce that "#DisasterZones – Should we be #Clowning Around?", a #research study by Dr. Uri Ilan, was published in a recent issue of the European #Journal of #Pediatrics. Dr. Ilan served side-by-side with Dream Doctors #medicalclowns in the #IDF Field & Hospital in #Nepal after the devastating #earthquake in 2015. His study on their work found that "medical clowns have an important role in helping patients cope with their pain and distress." Mazel tov to Dr. Ilan and his research team! The abstract can be found on our website: http://dreamdoctors.org.il
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Julie Benbenishty, Nursing Coordinator of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Trauma Unit, was concerned about continuity of care when her patients from the West Bank and Gaza left Hadassah. “The minute they returned home,” she relates, “I had no one to be in touch with about follow-up care.” Read more at: http://hadassahinternational.org/julie-benbenishty-bridging-the-geographical-divide-in-nursing-care/
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Hadassah Medical Center emergency room staff recognized that the little girl was suffering from a severe chemical burn, caused by leaked chemicals from the fruit processing. They consulted Plastic Surgery Department Head Alex Margolis and senior surgeon Max Sirota. “The leg was not in good shape,” said Dr. Sirota. “Chemical burns of such severity are not common at all, and during the operation we tried to ensure that the damage to the leg would not be worsened by the onset of infection. We wanted to be sure that the little girl would have normal use of her leg after it healed. A few days after the operation, we examined the leg meticulously. The child’s recovery is completely satisfactory.” Read more at: http://hadassahinternational.org/quick-work-by-hadassah-surgeons-saves-leg-of-toddler-injured-by-chemical-burn/
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Hadassah France recently hosted a charity gala at Salle Gaveau in Paris. Bringing together eminent personalities in science, the arts and politics, the gala - with 600 in attendance - raised considerable amounts for Hadassah Hospital. We at Hadassah Hospital are grateful for, and commend the efforts of Hadassah France. Read more at: http://hadassahinternational.org/hadassah-france-gala-supports-the-hadassah-medical-center/
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#DreamDoctors #medicalclowns don't just work with children. For the last few years they have also been in the #Maternity Wards of 4 #hospitals across #Israel where they are valuable members of the mutidisciplinary treatment teams. Watch this short but very sweet video to see the incredible impact Dream Doctors Hagar Hofesh and Keren Asor-Kliger have had on the #DeliveryRoom in Barzilai #MedicalCenter. The full version is in our Facebook page (link in bio).
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THANK YOU for 50 follows! We are so grateful to be supporting these amazing programs that truly impact lives around the globe 🌏 Please share this page and comments all of your friends and colleagues who should be following Hadassah Australia and keep an 👁 out for some interesting content coming soon! From medical clowns 🤡, to child crisis intervention centres, groundbreaking medical research 🔬 and paediatric program – there are worthy projects for everyone to appreciate. Learn more at www.hadassahaustralia.org and donate today at www.hadassahaustralia.org/donate 📲💻
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