Paediatrics

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New e-learning module to support early recognition of neuromuscular disorders - supported by PTC Therapeutics

Fever in children - red flag symptoms

Epilepsies in infants and children

Acute skin problems in children

Infants

Weight faltering and failure to thrive

Weight faltering and failure to thrive

Advice on helping parents to manage feeding difficulties, excluding medical problems...

Feeding problems in infants

Feeding problems in infants

How to manage common feeding problems.

Expanded newborn blood spot screening

Expanded newborn blood spot screening

Professor Jim Bonham and Dr David Elliman discuss the outcome of the pilot programme...

Adolescents

Clinical review: Eating disorders

Clinical review: Eating disorders

The diagnosis and management of eating disorders in primary care, covering validated...

GPs can co-ordinate care for children showing sexualised behaviour, says NICE

GPs can co-ordinate care for children showing sexualised behaviour, says NICE

GPs should be prepared to take the lead in co-ordinating care and support for children...

Troublesome rough skin

Troublesome rough skin

Presentation: For several years this young man had noticed his skin felt a bit 'rough',...

Childhood infections

Clinical review: Paediatric pertussis
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Clinical review: Paediatric pertussis

The management of pertussis (whooping cough) including making the diagnosis, suitable...

Measles: Clinical review

Measles: Clinical review

Signs and symptoms of measles, its treatment and prognosis, including information...

Assessing fever in children
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Assessing fever in children

GPs must distinguish benign and life-threatening conditions rapidly.

Development

Paediatric medicine - Cerebral palsy
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Paediatric medicine - Cerebral palsy

Diagnosis and management of cerebral palsy, including recognising signs in infants...

Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia)

Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia)

Symptoms, diagnosis and management of dyspraxia, including how to help patients find...

Breastfeeding cuts adult heart disease risk, study suggests

Breastfeeding cuts adult heart disease risk, study suggests

Breastfeeding may greatly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease well into adulthood,...

Paediatrics CPD

Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in children, assessment and possible causes
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Red flag symptoms: Vomiting in children, assessment and possible causes

Advice on taking a careful history, physical examination and possible causes in neonates,...

Asthma in children

Asthma in children

Respiratory nurse Jane Scullion and GP Dr Steve Holmes outline common symptoms of...

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

Clinical review - Autistic spectrum disorders

This article discusses common presentations, core features and behaviours that may...

Managing cows' milk allergy in primary care

Managing cows' milk allergy in primary care

Dr Joanne Walsh highlights the challenges of diagnosing cows' milk protein allergy...

Emotional distress in children and young people

Emotional distress in children and young people

How to recognise emotional distress in children and young people and when to refer...

Clinical review: Down's syndrome

Clinical review: Down's syndrome

The aetiology of Down's syndrome, the screening process and management of comorbidities...

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