In January 2015, NICE released a guideline on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in infants. Here, we summarise the key points.
Here at DFTB, we are big supporters of Change Day – a social movement that has really taken on a life of its own in Australia this year. Today is the day – Change Day is 11th March – and as things stand there are over 42000 pledges. Take the time to make your pledge online….
In a previous study, the authors of this paper found that Jewish children in the UK had 10 times the rate of peanut allergy as Jewish children in Israel. This also correlated with the earlier introduction of peanuts in Israel due to a tasty snack called Bamba.
A paper published in Archives of Disease in Childhood (Online First) last year highlighted just how bad we are at ECG interpretation.
1. Know your knee anatomy See the the anatomical landmarks on the diagrams below. Remember that the knees of younger children will look different, as the patella forms, and the ossification centres form. 2. Look for an effusion There are two fat pads in the knee the suprapatellar fat pad the prefemoral fat…