The 1960s heralded an era when rapid advances in technology led to tremendous advances in medicine. We describe how the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology (ESPN) marked its 50th anniversary by creating an oral video archive from early pioneers treating children with kidney diseases. Today’s inexpensive technology democratises the ability to preserve medical history for future generations in a vivid form.
Tse, Y., Maxwell, H., Watson, A. R., Coward, R., Levtchenko, E., Christian, M., & European Society for Paediatric Nephrology (2018). Preserving oral history: 50 years of paediatric nephrology in Europe. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 103(11), 1010-1012. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-315308