This month’s newsletter is all about epilepsy, with thanks to one of the senior registrars working at Homerton currently who has a special interest in epilepsy. Useful updates and links. Please do leave comments below.
Raised intracranial pressure on the front line this month, menorrhagia in adolescents, psychological first aid and some normal reference values for children from Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
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More on the coca-cola urine story this month, NF type I, cerebellar ataxia and restless legs syndrome. Do leave comments below.
Possible causes of macrocephaly this month. Also the start of a new series on causes of coca-cola coloured urine and updates on safeguarding CPD requirements and the terminology of children “in care”. Do leave comments below:
Christmas disease this month, acute psychosis in children, an Emoji guide to the workings of the facial nerve, sleep hygiene and the start of a 2 part series on measles. Happy New Year and do leave comments below!
August brings more returning travellers, this time with dengue fever. Also adolescent sleep problems, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), an update on rhinitis and the neurological effects of rotavirus. Do leave comments below.
June 2018 features include the rotavirus immunisation, febrile myoclonus, investigating normochromic anaemia, complications of sinusitis and the first in our adolescence series. Please do leave comments below:
Cyclical vomiting this month as the message from the front line, BESS as a learning point for those monitoring the size of an infant’s head, milia also for the babies and the perennial problem of whether or not montelukast works to control episodic wheeze. Do leave comments below: