Under the bright lights of a lab, a cluster of human cells inside a dish is exposed to a novel — and expensive — drug to test its efficacy.
16 July 2018
Case 1 Casey, an eight-month-old girl, presents to ED with a five-day history of cough, fever, coryza, lethargy and decreased oral intake. Her work of breathing increased significantly during the 24 hours prior to presentation.
26 June 2018
Austin, a four-week-old infant, is brought in by his mother Jane with a rash. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
19 June 2018
Aubrey, a three-year-old girl, presented to a paediatric emergency department with a five-day history of fever, coryzal symptoms and lethargy. She had a past history of failure to thrive and was up-to-date with her routine childhood immunisations.
12 June 2018
Mary, 29, presents with a single painful nodular lesion on her right palm. She is two weeks’ post-partum, having delivered her baby at 34 weeks’ via emergency caesarean section for pre-eclampsia.
13 May 2018
A mother is concerned about some swellings she has noticed in her one-week-old's groin and scrotum. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
02 May 2018
Olivia, a healthy four-year-old girl, saw me recently with her parents for immunisations. These were performed without incident, apart from Olivia having a cry.
01 May 2018
Leo, a nine-year-old, previously well boy, is brought to his GP by his mother, who is visibly upset and stressed. Leo has a six-month history of recurrent furunculosis over the thighs and lower torso, which are becoming increasingly frequent.