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Other Paediatrics modules
Guideline debrief: feverish illness in children (1.5 CPD hours)
Key questions on infant feeding problems (1.5 CPD hours)
Case-by-case: UTIs and enuresis (1.5 CPD hours)
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
Clinical casebook: acute childhood illness
Consultant paediatrician Dr Peter Heinz advises on four presentations of acute childhood illness.
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