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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

 

Author

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

Date module published
03/09/2015
Module due for review
03/09/2017
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
Excellent module but more cases would have been great.
Kapil Ojha
13.04.2017.
Good
Heidi Northover
09.04.2017.
refeshing memory.
Debasis Roychoudhury
14.03.2017.
Very good and helpful.
Niall Dove
19.02.2017.
Very good
Fiona Moss
11.02.2017.