Glove shark handy for distracting kids

Drawing a face on an inflated hospital glove is a handy distraction technique for injured children — and now there's an Australian version.

Emergency medicine clinicians in Sydney have gone one better than their northern hemisphere counterparts and made a rubber glove into a model of a shark for distressed children to play with.

Medical retrieval clinician Dr Andrew Hugman claimed that for Aussie kids, ‘The Shark' (pictured below) proved more engaging than the ‘clown