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Comprehensive Behaviour Therapy for Tics (CBiT) The main thrust of treatment for Tics (particularly in patients with PANDAS or PANS) is the use of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory and psychotropic drugs. However, Thenemann et al (2107) noted that “while underlying infectious and inflammatory processes in PANS and PANDAS patients are treated, psychiatric and behavioural symptoms need simultaneous treatment […]
There has been much alarm raised about the use of ibuprofen in children during the current COVID-19 pandemic and lots of fake news. This issue is particularly important in children who use ibuprofen to control their disease symptoms (eg in children with PANDAS/PANS). We are aware of stories circulating about four children in Cork but […]
If your child has asthma & starts to develop symptoms of coronavirus you may need to increase the amount of relief medication (blue inhaler) and preventer medication (usually inhaled steroids) whilst you arrange a medical review with your GP or paediatrician. You should have instructions of what to do with emergency medication in your treatment […]
Coronavirus and children: everything you need to know about how the illness affects kids Read Dr Tim Ubhi’s article in Hello Magazine on coronavirus and children Hello Magazine Article The article discusses how to explain coronavirus to children, encouraging good hand washing and also what the impact of coronavirus infection in children is likely to […]