Petechiae in Children: Tom Waterfield at DFTB19


Perhaps it was the story of Ezra and his mum, Sorina, who Tom had treated as a PICU registrar that fuelled his interest in research? But what he recognized, when he went to work in the ED, is that despite having seen the worst possible outcome s is that not all children with a petechial illness have meningo-coccaemia.  Our current practice guidelines are based on data from a time before vaccination.

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