Starting on CMPA Formula

Converting from a standard formula to a Cow’s Milk Allergy formula can be difficult. Click on the link below to read some tips on how to change over and what to expect in that process Starting on CMPA formula

Advice for GP’s

If a previously fit and well child presents with sudden onset of tics, OCD, urinary frequency or difficulty swallowing you should consider a diagnosis of PANDAS and PANS alongside your normal differentials. We would recommend the following investigations to be done at presentation: FBC, U+E, LFT, CRP, ASOT, Anti-Dnase B, Mycoplasma titres, Total IgE, Vitamin […]

Salbutamol

What is Salbutamol? Salbutamol is a common drug that is used to treat asthma. It is a drug that helps relax the airways therefore allowing patients with asthma to breathe more easily. Salbutamol is commonly administered with an inhaler (also known as a metered dose inhaler) usually using a spacer. Salbutamol comes in a variety […]

Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a medicine that is classified as a steroid and that is commonly used in children to help treat conditions such as asthma and nephrotic syndrome. It is also used in other conditions such as adrenal gland failure and neurological problems. Other types of steroids, eg dexamethasone can be used in conditions such as […]

Brain Tumours in Children

The Children’s e-Hospital is encouraging all of our medical students, paediatric trainees, paediatric doctors and paediatric nurses to become “Headsmart aware”. Headsmart is a charity,endorsed by the RCPCH, that aims to raise awareness about the signs and symptoms that brain tumours can present with. To access the “Headsmart” clinical decicion making tool please click on […]

Spotting the Sick Child

We are encouraging all of our medical students, paediatric trainees, paediatric doctors and paediatric nurses to complete the “Spotting the Sick Child” course. This is an online course that leads you through common paediatric conditions, how they present, the warning signs and also their management. It will take about 3-4 hours to complete and you […]