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Paediatrics: Venepuncture & Cannulation
This article will discuss how to take blood and cannulate patients in the paediatric...
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Paediatrics: Clerking & Discharge tips
As an FY1 it is likely that you will manage paediatric patients during their admission,...
Paediatric Prescribing
Paediatrics: Prescribing
As an FY1 it is likely that you will manage paediatric patients during their admission,...
Respiratory Distress
Respiratory Distress
Written by Dr Rebecca Evans, ST3 PaediatricsOne of the most common presentations...
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Pre-School Wheeze
IntroductionAffects children under the age of 5 years oldThere tends to be...
Injury
Safeguarding History – The Basics
Children are vulnerable. Unfortunately, child abuse does happen, and it has a significant...
Consenting Children and Adolescents
Paediatrics: Communication & Consent
As an FY1 you will likely manage paediatric patients during their admission, often...
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Paediatric Respiratory Examination
This article gives a run down of how to perform a thorough paediatric respiratory...
Bronchiolitis
Bronchiolitis
IntroductionViral infection in children 0-2 years of age (but most commonly <...
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Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy
CMPA is a very common presentation to GP and paediatric assessment units and can...
Paediatric Chest Pain
Paediatric Chest Pain
Most of the time, chest pain in children originates from a benign cause. However,...
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Common Viral Infections (exanthem) in Paediatrics
Viral infections are extremely common in paediatrics and a common presentation to...
Consenting Children and Adolescents
Consenting Children and Adolescents
The rules on consenting children and adolescents can seem a complex business. Putting...
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Group A Strep - What you need to know
IntroductionGroup A streptococcus (GAS) is a gram positive cocci usually found...
Croup
Croup
Croup is one of the most common winter illnesses we see in paediatrics and rarely...
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Paediatric Constipation
Constipation is a very common cause of abdominal pain and recurrent presentations...
Hand foot mouth disease
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Hand foot and mouth disease is a very common illness in children which commonly causes...
Brief Resolved Unexplained Event (BRUE)
Brief Resolved Unexplained Event (BRUE)
BRUE's are a common presentation for young babies and can be a huge concern for parents....
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain in Children
Abdominal pain in paediatrics can have a wide range of causes, some being innocent...
Nephrotic Syndrome in Paediatrics
Nephrotic Syndrome in Paediatrics
Nephrotic syndrome is rare but is often misdiagnosed resulting in delayed diagnosis...
Henoch Schonlein Purpura
Henoch Schonlein Purpura
Henochn Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is a common vasculitis in paediatrics that presents...
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Infantile Haemangioma
Infantile Haemangiomas are common skin lesions seen in paediatrics. This article...
Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki disease is a rare but serious condition in children which should always...
Febrile convulsions
Febrile Convulsions
Febrile convulsions are a common presentation in paediatrics. This article will you...
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Necrotising Enterocolitis
Necrotising enterocolitis is one of the most common neonatal surgical emergencies...
DKA in Paediatrics
Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Paediatrics
Paediatric DKA is a common but life threatening paediatric emergency and it is important...
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder
BackgroundAutism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that...
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Paediatric IV Fluid Prescribing
Prescribing IV fluids in paediatrics is different to adult medicine and requires...
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Cystic Fibrosis in Paediatrics
Cystic Fibrosis has a high incidence in the UK and Europe and 1 in 25 people are...
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ADHD in children
BackgroundADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that begins in childhood, and...
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Applying to Paediatrics
On the one hand, you wear a Disney lanyard, with a pocket stuffed with stickers,...
Describing Skin Lesions
Describing Skin Lesions
It is quite common for you to need to describe rashes for documentation purposes,...

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