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John Patrick Thomas

Cardiologist

Dr. John Thomas is a cardiologist practicing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Thomas specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Thomas also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
John Patrick Thomas
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Marquette University School of Medicine; Milwaukee
  • Accepting new patients

Motion sickness in children?

Assure that your son initially sits in the front seat. Have him avoid looking at any form of screens or print material. Avoid travelling after he eats and assure that he is well READ MORE
Assure that your son initially sits in the front seat. Have him avoid looking at any form of screens or print material. Avoid travelling after he eats and assure that he is well hydrated. Important that the driver avoid certain forms of terrain such as excessive curves, any form of a 'roller coaster terrain', roads that have significant variance of car speeds. Having accomplished all these features, when riding have your son focus on a distant structure.
Trust these interventions will help, but have a small emesis basin available, clean immediately and use deodorizers to refeshen the car environment before continuing if he does happen to vomit.

Looking for help with my teenage daughter

I would see little need to have preemptive consultation with a psychiatrist for your asymptomatic daughter. Look to assuring an open relationship between your daughter and yourself READ MORE
I would see little need to have preemptive consultation with a psychiatrist for your asymptomatic daughter. Look to assuring an open relationship between your daughter and yourself as well as her father. Establish an open door policy for her to address any issues she is concerned about.

Probably of equal importance, assure that your daughter is establishing strong relationships with very stable friends, the number of friends isn't as critical as the quality of friends. Be optimistic about your daughter.

My second child is 14 months old and hasn't taken her first steps. Is something wrong?

More information is desirable about this infant's development to comment. In comparison our son walked at 9 months and our oldest daughter at 15 months and later graduated magna READ MORE
More information is desirable about this infant's development to comment. In comparison our son walked at 9 months and our oldest daughter at 15 months and later graduated magna cum laude both from college and graduate school.