Lumbar Punctures

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Welcome to a classic PedsCases video from This video highlights an approach to lumbar punctures. Please don't try performing a lumbar puncture at home or in a healthcare setting on the basis of this video.     The video was created by Peter MacPherson (as a medical student) and Dr. Karen Forbes. Peter MacPherson (BSc, MD) is currently a pediatric resident in St. John's, NL. Dr. Karen Forbes (BSc, MD, FRCPC) is a pediatric hospitalist at the Stollery Children's Hospital, and acting director of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. Please check out our other podcasts at

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