Ben is a paediatric nephrology trainee at Newcastle, UK. He graduated from Edinburgh in 2002, has spent lots of time messing around in paediatrics and a few years doing a PhD in regulatory T cell mechanisms.

His particular clinical interests are transplant immunology and adolescent care.

He has a black belt in Shin Tai Wa Ryu ju-jitsu, and teaches regularly.

Hypertension

Cite this article as: Reynolds, B. Hypertension, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3011 A 3 year old attends the ED with a vomiting illness.  Routine observations include a blood pressure measured consistently as 125/80. Should you ignore it?

Nephrotic syndrome

Cite this article as: Reynolds, B. Nephrotic syndrome, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4087 Ella is a 3 year old girl, who presents with bilateral lower leg oedema and facial puffiness.  Dipstick of her urine shows 3-4+ of protein.  Her BP is normal.