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PAEDIATRICS

Identification and management of conditions affecting infants and children in primary care, including infant feeding, fever, headache, gastrointestinal, mental health and infectious disease. All educational activities carry CPD credits that contribute towards GPs' and nurses' appraisal and revalidation requirements.

Paediatrics learning planExternal web site

Conditions affecting children are the focus of this learning plan for GPs. Learning plans ...

Paediatrics learning plan 2External web site

Conditions affecting children’s physical and mental health and development are covered in this learning plan ...

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Knowledge

Acute skin problems in childrenExternal web site

Dr Catriona Maybury and Dr Alya Abdul-Wahab review the diagnosis and management of common paediatric...

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Red flags

Vomiting in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar covers the possible red flags of children presenting with vomiting. Key learning...

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Knowledge

Abdominal swellings: differential diagnosisExternal web site

Dr Nigel Stollery outlines differential diagnoses of abdominal swellings including paraumbilical hernias...

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Red flags

Fever of unknown origin in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

Dr Pipin Singh outlines the red flag symptoms to look out for in a child presenting with pyrexia of...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on end of life care in childrenExternal web site

Dr Jennifer Kelly describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on end of life care for children...

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Clinical Review

Turner syndrome: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article Dr Amish Chinoy and Dr Raja Padidela discuss this condition caused by loss of the X...

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Knowledge

Weight faltering and failure to thriveExternal web site

Dr Kathryn Deakin and Professor Mary Rudolf look at a common cause for concern in young children. Key...

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Knowledge

Paediatric problems: illustratedExternal web site

Presentations of haemangioma, atopic eczema, rhabdomyosarcoma and precocious puberty are highlighted...

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Knowledge

Management of chronic cough in childrenExternal web site

Dr Atul Gupta offers advice on managing chronic cough in children. Key learning points for GPs and nurses...

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Knowledge

Sepsis, diabetes in children and diagnosing lung problems: update clinicalExternal web site

Managing suspected sepsis, referring children with potential diabetes, diagnosing lung problems, and...

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Knowledge

Cyclical vomiting syndrome: diagnosis and managementExternal web site

Cyclical vomiting syndrome is characterised by episodes of sudden onset nausea and vomiting in an otherwise...

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Expert Perspective

Cerebral palsyExternal web site

Dr Pinki Munot and Dr Sophia Varadkar summarise how to diagnose and manage cerebral palsy. Key learning...

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Knowledge

Physical activity advice, antibiotics, and cervical screening: update clinicalExternal web site

Advice on behaviour change, meningitis vaccination for school pupils, diabetes prevention and HPV vaccination...

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Expert Perspective

Epilepsies in infants and childrenExternal web site

In this free article, Dr Sophia Varadkar and Dr Pinki Munot provide an overview of epilepsies in infants...

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Expert Perspective

Daytime wetting in childrenExternal web site

Mr Prasad Godbole explains why daytime wetting occurs in children and how it can be managed. Key learning...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on diabetes in children and young peopleExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes how to implement the August 2015 NICE guidance on the diagnosis and management...

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Expert Perspective

Managing psoriasis in childrenExternal web site

Sue Ann Chan and Helen Goodyear provide an overview of the management of childhood psoriasis. Key learning...

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Expert Perspective

Managing nocturnal enuresisExternal web site

Mr Prasad Godbole outlines the prevalence of nocturnal enuresis and the factors that contribute to its...

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Expert Perspective

Strabismus in childhoodExternal web site

Dr Gill Adams provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of strabismus in childhood. Key learning...

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Expert Perspective

Facial ulcers in childrenExternal web site

Dr Helen Goodyear summarises the most common causes of facial ulcers in children. Key learning points...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: NICE guidelines on bronchiolitis in childrenExternal web site

Dr Suneeta Kochhar describes how to implement the NICE guidance on bronchiolitis in primary care. The...

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Expert Perspective

Developmental speech impairmentExternal web site

Dr Yvonne Wren and Dr Debbie Sell provide a practical overview of developmental speech impairment. Key...

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Expert Perspective

Self-harm in children and young peopleExternal web site

Faiben Yemane and Dr Vibhav Shetty summarise how to recognise the signs and symptoms of self-harm in...

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Expert Perspective

Innocent cardiac murmurs in childrenExternal web site

Professor Michael Burch explains the importance of identifying innocent cardiac murmurs in children...

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Clinical Review

Down's syndrome: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Esther Corker and colleagues from the Nottingham Down syndrome children’s service outline the aetiology...

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Knowledge

Asthma comorbidity, antibiotic prescribing and peanut allergy: journals updateExternal web site

Comorbidity in asthma patients, antibiotic prescribing for RTIs and peanut allergy are all covered in...

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Expert Perspective

Acute erythematous rashes in childrenExternal web site

Dr Dharshini Sathishkumar and Dr Helen Goodyear focus on infectious causes of erythematous rashes in...

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Expert Perspective

Management of acute cough in childrenExternal web site

Dr Atul Gupta provides a practical guide to the common causes of childhood cough and management of symptoms...

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Syllabus

NICE guidelines on bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia in childrenExternal web site

Dr Toni Hazell describes how to implement the NICE quality standard on bipolar disorder, psychosis and...

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Expert Perspective

Emotional distress in children and young peopleExternal web site

Dr Suzy O'Connor, Dr Emma House, and Dr Terri Carney outline how to recognise emotional distress in...

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Syllabus

Guidance update: guidelines on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in childrenExternal web site

Dr Jessica Garner describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance and quality standard on gastro-oesophageal...

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Quiz

A painful lump on a child's knee - what's the diagnosis?External web site

A young teenager presented with a painful prominence on his knee. Identify the likely diagnosis in this...

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Clinical Review

Measles: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Kirsty Le Doare and Dr Nuria Martinez-Alier describe the signs and symptoms of measles and outline...

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Clinical Review

Cystic fibrosis: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Ranjan Suri discusses diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis and potential complications including...

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Expert Perspective

Sickle cell anaemiaExternal web site

Dr Amit Patel reviews the diagnosis, features and management of sickle cell anaemia. Key learning points...

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Practice

Consent in children, Gillick competence and Fraser guidelines: CQC briefingExternal web site

Children’s consent to medical treatment or contraceptive advice is the focus of the fifth article in...

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Expert Perspective

Tonsillitis in children and adultsExternal web site

Mr Maurice Hawthorne highlights the causes of tonsillitis, symptoms and management, and differential...

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Clinical Review

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: clinical reviewExternal web site

Dr Sabina Dosani outlines the diagnosis and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...

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Expert Perspective

Childhood food allergy and intoleranceExternal web site

Paediatric dietitian Dr Kate Maslin provides guidance on food allergy and intolerance, and explains...

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Expert Perspective

Managing epistaxis in childrenExternal web site

Mr Samuel Leong describes the causes, assessment and management of nasal bleeding (epistaxis) in children...

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Expert Perspective

Social phobia in children and young peopleExternal web site

Faiben Yemane and Dr Vibhav Shetty outline the diagnostic criteria for social phobia in children and...

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Expert Perspective

Acute otitis media in childrenExternal web site

Professor Kim Ah See and Louise McMurran discuss management of acute otitis media. Educational points...

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Practice

What happens after an inspection visit: CQC briefingExternal web site

Following an inspection visit from the Care Quality Commission, your GP surgery will receive a report...

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Practice

How to prepare for a CQC inspection: CQC briefingExternal web site

Dr Devin Gray outlines what GP practices should do to prepare for an announced visit from Care Quality...

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Knowledge

Tourette's syndromeExternal web site

Professor Amanda Kirby describes the symptoms, diagnosis and management of Tourette’s syndrome. Key...

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Knowledge

Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia)External web site

Professor Amanda Kirby describes the symptoms, diagnosis and management of developmental coordination...

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Expert Perspective

Atopic eczema in childrenExternal web site

Dr Andre Khoo and colleagues review atopic eczema in children. This activity provides an educational...

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Expert Perspective

Child protection in dermatologyExternal web site

Dr Helen Goodyear provides an overview of child abuse in relation to dermatology. Learning points for...

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Clinical Interview

Respiratory care clinical Q&A November 2015External web site

Dr Steve Holmes, GP with an interest in respiratory care, describes his role and answers questions on...

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Knowledge

Feeding problems in infantsExternal web site

Dr Jessica Garner provides an update for GPs and other healthcare professionals on infant feeding problems...

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Quiz

A child with a sore throat - what's the diagnosis?External web site

This quiz by Dr Ravi Ramanathan challenges you to diagnose the likely cause of a child’s symptoms.

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Patient Case Study

Type 1 diabetes in a childExternal web site

Dr Tillman Jacobi presents the case of a five-year old discovered to have type 1 diabetes. Key learning...

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Knowledge

Scarlet feverExternal web site

This article by Dr Nigel Stollery reviews the bacterial infection scarlet fever, including the presentation...

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Knowledge

Assessing fever in childrenExternal web site

This article by Dr Louise Newson discusses the assessment and management of fever in children, including...

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Red flags

Headaches in children - red flag symptomsExternal web site

This article by Dr Pipin Singh explores the causes of headache in children and how to assess them to...

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Clinical Review

Chickenpox (varicella zoster): clinical reviewExternal web site

This article by Dr Nuria Martinez-Alier and Dr Kirsty Le Doare describes the epidemiology and aetiology...

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Clinical Review

Prader-Willi syndrome: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr Amish Chinoy and Dr Raja Padidela discuss the genetic inheritance...

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Knowledge

Recognising retinoblastomaExternal web site

In this article Mr Ashwin Reddy advises on how to recognise and appropriately manage retinoblastoma...

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Clinical Review

Paediatric pertussis: clinical reviewExternal web site

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr Scott Hackett covers the management of pertussis (whooping cough)...

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