With thanks to Jackie Driscoll for this month‘s newsletter which takes us back to safeguarding issues. Have a look and earn some child safeguarding CPD points from learning about Disguised Compliance, school refusal, Liberty Protection Safeguards and ENT presentations to be concerned about.
https://www.paediatricpearls.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/September-2021.pdf this month is all about safeguarding again, Nicci’s theme this month being the “voice of the child”. As one of the Paediatric Pearls editorial board said, “Sad but solid newsletter – rings very true with practice at the moment.”
Useful resources in preparation for this year’s expected RSV bronchiolitis surge in this month’s newsletter. Also, a bit on managing young people who are “tired all the time”, height and weight issues in non face-to-face consultations and a short article asking why do we give children 10 days of foul tasting pen-V qds for tonsillitis instead of 5 days of tds amoxicillin which, it transpires, is actually cheaper? Microbiologists and others are welcome to leave comments below!
This month‘s newsletter is all about paediatric rheumatology, with thanks to Dr Lucy Backhouse for editing it this month. Raynaud’s, hypermobility and JIA with a quiz for you (and your CPD portfolio) and extra resources for your patients and families. Do leave comments below!
A visual guide to the most common food allergies this month and pointers to new guidance on when to introduce allergenic foods to babies. The EATERS history is useful in ruling out allergy and there’s a good mnemonic about soap to stop us all misdiagnosing penicillin allergy. Do leave comments below:
Itchy Sneezy Wheezy- great for videos on techniques for nose spray, allergy tests, and other info for families & health professionals
Anaphylaxis UK: for campaigns, patient information and patient support
AllergyUK has lots of useful information sheets and resources
MedicAlert– this website has a range of different alert bracelets and tags
AllergyGoAway.com– An American site with good graphics