Diagnosing Acute Appendicitis in Children

October 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Diagnosing Acute Appendicitis in Children By Mr Martin C Brett, Consultant General and Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon Many cases of acute appendicitis occur in teenagers and young adults, but it can occur from infancy to old age. The typical abdominal pain starts in the centre of the abdomen and migrates to the right lower quadrant, is made worse by movement, and accompanied by lethargy and loss of appetite. The

The Perils of a Leaky Ear

October 1st, 2020|0 Comments

The Perils of a Leaky Ear By Mr Jonathan Hobson,  Consultant ENT / Head & Neck Surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer The majority of children will have at least one and often

Clinical Guidelines and Birth Injury Claims

August 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Clinical Guidelines and Birth Injury Claims By Dr David Sharpe QC, Barrister-at-law In recent years there has been a proliferation of guidelines issued by the Royal Colleges, Department of Health, NICE, NHS

Group B Streptococcal Infection in Newborns

August 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Group B Streptococcal Infection in Newborns Dr Kathryn Johnson, Consultant in Neonatal Medicine & Honorary Senior Lecturer Group B Streptococcus (GBS) or to give it it’s official term, Streptococcus agalactiae, is a

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