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Letters Peppa Pig and use of primary care resources

“Curious George Goes to the Hospital”: teaching toddlers how good healthcare works

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 06 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k487
  1. Luca Bartolini, child neurologist
  1. Clinical Epilepsy Section and Division of Neuroimmunology and Neurovirology, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20814-1408, USA
  1. luca.bartolini{at}

I found Bell’s paper on Peppa Pig both amusing and deep.1 As the father of a 3 year old girl I’d like to discuss an episode of Curious George titled “Curious George Goes to the Hospital,” which is a positive example of how hospitals and diseases can be effectively explained to toddlers without resorting to magic or sugar coated scenarios. …

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