Mission Blogs

2017

2017
Bolivia: Day 9

Back in the OR with four peds cases, including this happy toddler waiting for surgery and enjoying coloring with Ana Maria. Three PTs spent the day with us in therapy, assisting in patient care and practicing...


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Bolivia: Days 7 and 8

What a beautiful weekend of rest and fun in and around La Paz for the entire team. On Saturday, a group of five flew to Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat. Amazing trip and great photos!

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Bolivia: Day 6

Our 4th day in the OR was a busy one; thankfully our PACU nurse Kim was back on her feet feeling much better. We continue to enjoy the views of La Paz traveling back and forth to the hospital.

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Bolivia: Day 5

Our hand surgeons Nate and Subhro casted this 2 year old, then used the cast saw to bivalve it and secured it with coban. This reduces the trauma for everyone involved when using a cast saw when a 2 year old...

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Bolivia: Day 4

The majority of our team walked to the hospital but this did not include one of our very important translators, Dora. Unfortunately she spent the day with us supine and with an IV. Hoping for a better day...

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