As acute clinicians, our intuitive thinking relies on a reasonably consistent approach and in most paediatric encounters, we are used to looking in the throat.
A study has revealed what changes that general practitioners, general practice nurses, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians anticipate in the way in which they will undertake CPD over the next 12 months.
The antibiotic debate is a big one for several good reasons. One of those reasons is that times have changed and change can be challenging. Antibiotics were used liberally by previous generations of clinicians.
Welcome to the catch-up recording of the second in our series of five live free webinars on dry eye. These webinars are aimed at pharmacists and pharmacy teams.
When assessing ill children, it is easy to presume that the problem is an uncomplicated viral infection. Most of the time it is. The odds are severely stacked against a more significant diagnosis to the extent that it is easy to become overly presumptive. This, combined with the fact that a simple and benign illness will share many features with a rare or dangerous illness means that spotting the unusual or harmful diagnosis is very challenging indeed.
This post is in response to a very specific question from a local GP. The question wasn’t about recognising croup or even about the best evidence-based treatment. Recognising croup is fairly straightforward. There is pretty much consensus on the best management of croup.
Simple answer… Make fewer decisions. Recently I was speaking to a GP colleague about the ways to protect oneself from decision fatigue. Decision fatigue is a serious issue for anyone in a high volume, high turnover medical job. He had some great insights into the problem and the solutions. What are the […]
We should instead use morphine rather than morphine to provide moderate pain relief to children.
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