Decreased Conscious Level in a Child

The child with decreased consciousness is a common problem with many possible diagnoses and potentially high mortality and morbidity. It is therefore important for the emergency physician to rapidly …

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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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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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