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Bronchi Baby

Diagnosing and managing acute bronchiolitis: when to investigate and how to decide if a child can be cared for at home or in hospital.…

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Trauma ibook – an introduction

This iBook is structured according to the ATLS 10th edition chapters. Why have we done this when ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) is often considered “archaic” and not to be recommended…

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April 2019

This month we have DVT guidelines | CRT vs Lactate Guided Fluid Resuscitation in Septic Shock | IAEM PoCUS 01 SHOC ED Study | DFTB18 Elliot Long | Stabbings in children | Non operative appendicitis ma…

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Playing with fire

Before bedtime, 3 children were playing with matchsticks in their upstairs bedroom. They had made a tent earlier that evening using their bed linen and were inside, surrounded by their cuddly toys…

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Housewarming Flames

This SAQ explores major burns in a paediatric patient, recognising the signs of inhalation injury and interventions instigated during the primary survey…

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Paediatric Seizures

The seizing child is truly a scary thing to behold. If you work in the Paediatric ED, you will, at some stage, come across a child who has had a seizure, is recovering from a seizure, or is actively s…

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Child Abuse

The dark side of PEM, and what should also be on your differential diagnosis for any patient you are seeing is: “was this inflicted” and “is there something more?”.…

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Head Injury

Walk into any Emergency Department in the country and you are bound to find at least one child waiting to be seen with a head injury…

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening, generalised or systemic hypersensitivity reaction characterised by rapidly developing life threatening airway, breathing and/or circulation problems usually …

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