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Introduction Gastroenteritis (colloquially known by names names, including¬†gastric flu, "gastro", vomiting and diarrhoea, "food poisoning")¬†is a very common presentation to general practice and emergency departments, in people of all ages,…

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Hearing Loss In Children

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Introduction Hearing loss in children is particularly important due to the effects on developing language and speech and performance in school. Hearing aids should be fitted early on if severe…

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Hirschsprung’s Disease

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Introduction A congenital abnormality, whereby there is improper innervation of the large intestine, extending from the rectum, sometimes proximally into the colon. Epidemiology Male predominance ¬† Aetiology 30% of cases…

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Immunisation Schedule ‚Äď UK
A Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis vaccination is prepared for a patient.

Immunisation Schedule – UK

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Routine Immunisations UK vaccination schedule as of March 2020 Age Diseases Vaccines 8 weeks (2 months) Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis PolioMeningitis B Rotavirus Hib PneumococcusHep B DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB¬†¬†(Infanrix hexa) Pneumococcal Conjugate vaccine…

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Incontinence in Children and nocturnal enuresis

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Introduction Enuresis in children often occurs at night, with or without daytime features. It can be divided into primary (has always had enuresis) and secondary (was continent, and later developed…

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Infant and Neonatal Nutrition

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General Info Breastfeeding is superior to bottle feeding and should always be encouraged It can be difficult to learn, and is best taught by an experienced health care professional, in…

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Introduction This is a condition where-by one piece of bowel will ‚Äėtelescope‚Äô inside another piece, resulting in obstruction, and sometimes ischaemia. Usually it is a piece of proximal bowel passing…

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