Jess, a 35-year-old woman, presents to her GP at 39+1 weeks’ gestation in her first pregnancy. She complains of a widespread pruritic rash that started on the abdomen and back two days ago and has now spread to involve the arms, legs and face.
12 December 2017
Sam, aged 12 months, was brought into the ED by his parents with a two-day history of rash, associated with a five-day history of fever, coryzal symptoms and decreased food intake.
04 December 2017
Audrey, a previously well nine-year-old girl, presents to her local emergency department with sudden-onset unilateral facial weakness. One month earlier, she had been bitten on the neck by a tick while in France.
30 November 2017
Up to 20% of children who present to healthcare providers do not have an identifiable physical cause for their symptoms.1
23 November 2017
A baby was noted to have a lesion on her scalp immediately after birth. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
06 September 2017
Susie, 14, has come to see you with her mother for assessment of her front teeth. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
30 August 2017
Adolescent mental health benefits from an evidence-based approach to troubling behaviour. When I was new to psychiatry, a senior psychiatry registrar imparted his ‘Psychiatry 101’: patients were “either mad, bad or sad” he told me.