Bell’s Palsy in Children

Bell’s palsy is a relatively uncommon condition presenting to primary care. Despite a benign course for most children with Bell’s palsy, there are a number of serious causes of facial para…

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Bell’s Palsy in Children

Bell’s palsy is a relatively uncommon condition presenting to primary care. Despite a benign course for most children with Bell’s palsy, there are a number of serious causes of facial para…

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Time for PIMS-TS

Understanding paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (PIMS-TS)…

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Intracranial Infections

Intracranial infections (also called central nervous system infections or CNS infections) are relatively rare, but form a very important differential diagnosis in the unwell patient…

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The Twitching Tot

The paramedics arrive with a 3-year-old boy who has had two seizures today. He has known developmental delay but has no history of seizures previously…

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It’s all in the kiss

Is love in the air? …or is it the kissing disease?
It was only a kiss, how did it end up like this? A teenage boy got more than he was bargaining for after an innocent kiss with his girlfriend but do …

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Lemons and Lymes

In late June, whilst on a school trip visiting a local nature reserve centre, a group of children were having a picnic and drinking lemonade after their play time.…

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The Forest

The forbidden forest is home to many dangerous creatures, where an encounter with even the smallest ticks can leave a big impact.…

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Epistaxis in a child

A 7 year old girl is brought into the emergency department by her mother on a busy Saturday afternoon after experiencing several nose bleeds at home over the preceding few hours…

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February 2019

TXA for haemoptysis, EMJ Podcast, Capacity, DFTB18 Domenic Cincotta, Premedication for ketamine sedation, C-spine in distracting injuries…

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It’s all in her head

A 10-year-old girl presents with lethargy, vomiting, headaches and an unsteady gait. She collapsed at home a few hours prior to arrival at your Emergency Department.…

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