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Major Burns in Children

Major burns don't happen very often but sometimes clothing gets set alight (whether deliberately or accidentally) and patients suffer significant …

Sudden Infant Death (SIDs)

SIDS is defined as sudden and unexplained death in a child less than one year old, whose cause of death isn't immediately obvious prior to the …

Minor Burns in Children

Burns in children are really common, and half of the reason I love doing PEM. In many departments you only ever see minors in the Paediatric …

Sepsis in Children

Sepsis in children is one of those areas that always frustrates me slightly. In adults, sepsis care is improving and we have clear criteria for …

Seizures in Children

There's lots of information on seizures, and it can be hard to know the differences in management between children and adults. Most of the …

Urinary Tract Infections in Children

Up to 7% of girls and 2% of boys will have a symptomatic, culture confirmed urinary tract infection (UTI) by the age of six. The prevalence of UTI in …

Constipation

Constipation is common. DFTB has written some excellent pieces of work on this - I've written myself more of a summary using their resources, and …

Functional Abdominal Pain

Functional abdominal pain is mentioned in the higher syllabus for abdominal pain, and not the core syllabus. It is common in children, and some …

Revalidation pilots reveal need for more clarity in some areas

Feedback from the revalidation pilots showed the Nursing and Midwifery Council needs to simplify its guidance for nurses and midwives and raise …

Midwifery

Employers and social care ‘lacking awareness’ on revalidation

Employers and social care settings are to be targeted more closely in the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s campaign to drive awareness around …

Social Work

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