Urinary Tract Infections in Children

This session looks at the techniques available to collect urine samples from children in an emergency department. It discusses the evidence basis and the relative merits of each technique…

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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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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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