Henoch-Schönlein Purpura – are steroids helpful in preventing nephropathy?

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Cite this article as: South, M. Henoch-Schönlein Purpura – are steroids helpful in preventing nephropathy?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4111Dudley J, Smith G, Llewelyn-Edwards A, Bayliss K, Pike K, Tizard J. Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine whether steroids reduce the incidence and severity of nephropathy in Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP). Archives of…

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. 

Listen to the nurses

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Listen to the nurses, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/listen-nurses/ A 9-year old male was brought to the ED after fainting in school. Upon awakening in the morning, he vomited twice, but he was sent to school. At school, he vomited three more times and continued to…

Do antibiotics affect CSF results?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Do antibiotics affect CSF results?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3997Paediatricians often have to make a decision about whether to just go ahead and give antibiotics in suspected meningitis, or wait for a lumbar puncture (LP) – this could be due to parental refusal, an unstable patient,…