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1.5 CPD hours

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1 CPD hour

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1 CPD hour

Clinical casebook: acute childhood illness

Module summary

Consultant paediatrician Dr Peter Heinz advises on four presentations of acute childhood illness.

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on key issues surrounding childhood illness, including:

  • How effective antipyretics are
  • How viral wheeze should be treated
  • The best way to obtain a specimen of urine for urinalysis
  • What proportion of children go on to develop asthma



Dr Peter Heinz is a general paediatrician in the paediatric emergency department in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Informative, clear on the objectives to be achieved

A few more scenarios of acute illness would have been useful to the busy general practitioner.
Gangadhar Dabali
Excellent module but more cases would have been great.
Kapil Ojha
Heidi Northover
refeshing memory.
Debasis Roychoudhury
Very good and helpful.
Niall Dove