Dr Jasmine Antoine BSC, MBBS, MPH, an Australian-based paediatric trainee who is interested in neonatology and general paediatrics. She's passionate about medical education and how social attributes impact health. jasmine@dontforgetthebubbles.com | @jasmine_antoine | Jasmine's DFTB posts

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Obesity

 A 10 year old girl, Gemma, has been admitted to the general paediatric unit with an acute exacerbation of asthma. She weighs 70kg and is 1.4m tall. Her symptoms have improved and discharge planning has begun. At the end of your round the consultant asks you to go and discuss Gemma’s weight with her family.