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Hot topics in paediatrics

09 Oct 2019
GP Clinical Theatre 2
Topics covered by brief focussed updates relevant to clinical practice include: • What’s new when assessing the febrile child including risks of invasive bacterial illness in babies, identification of paediatric sepsis, consideration of prolonged fever and Kawasaki disease, updated NICE guidance and HPV vaccination for boys • Medically unexplained symptoms with updates on recognition / management of paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome, hypermobility syndrome (hEDS) and fabricated - induced illness • Childhood leukaemia: early recognition and new therapies • Paediatric food allergy: identification using EATERS questionnaire, distinguishing between IgE and non-IgE reactions and anaphylaxis.
Speakers
Andrew Winrow, Consultant Paediatrician - Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust