Dr Constantinos Kanaris, PICU and retrieval consultant; @DrKanaris This blog is written with an aim to dispel the myth that 0.9% saline is superior to… Read More »Hartmann’s in Hyperkalaemia: is that o(k)+?
Danielle Leemon (Paediatric ST7), Pamela Slevin (Paediatric SAS Doctor), Shilpa Shah (Paediatric Consultant). Peer review Dr Sam Thompson (Paediatric Consultant) Craigavon Hospital, Southern Health & Social… Read More »Not So Sweet – investigating hypoglycaemia in a toddler
Dr Jonathan Derrick, paediatric SHO; Dr Paul Fleming, consultant Neonatologist Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common gastro-intestinal emergency seen in preterm babies and is… Read More »Small gut, big problem: Necrotising Enterocolitis
Jessica Wong, Matthew Fernando A 14-year-old boy presents with auditory and visual hallucinations to the emergency department. He sees and hears demons urging him to… Read More »Acute Psychotic Episode in an Adolescent
Manette Ness-Cochinwala, Buvana Dwarakanathan Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the top causes of morbidity and mortality in paediatrics. In the UK, head injury… Read More »Protecting #1 – Neuroprotective strategies for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
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This post was written by Dr Seb Gray and Dr Katie Knight, paediatric registrars, with consultant input from Dr Emma-Jane Bould Acute severe asthma is one… Read More »Nebulised magnesium sulphate (NMS) for acute asthma: what’s the evidence?
Every year, thousands of young people aged 11-24 find themselves in hospital following a serious assault or incident of exploitation. Redthread’s Youth Violence Intervention Programme… Read More »RedThread: Breaking the Cycle of Youth Violence