Seeking clarity in AOE/AOMT treatment

Middle ear infections like acute otitis media and externa occur frequently, but are they as straightforward as they are made…

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IV paracetamol in paediatric patients

Intravenous (IV) paracetamol is a drug used widely (more than 80 countries worldwide) with substantial experience and data pertaining to…

Tackling harmful chemicals in medical devices

Health Care Without Harm Europe (HCWH-E) is a non-profit network of hospitals, healthcare systems and professional bodies, local authorities, research/academic institutions, and environmental organisations with branches in…

Specialist Forum July 2021 CPDs

Below you will find links to CPD articles produced for Specialist Forum‘s July 2021 issue.

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Managing the excessively fussing baby

Infantile colic (IC) – previously referred to as paroxysmal fussing – was initially thought to be the result of family…

‘Hot’ joints

Boys are 1.2–3.7 times more likely to be affected by BJI than girls in developed countries, recent reports of OM…

Management of chronic pain in children

Chronic pain in children is a significant public health problem globally and a leading cause of morbidity in children, with…

Taste: the missing link in paediatric medicines

Children’s perception of the taste of medicines are often the deciding factor in their adherence to medication.

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Safety and efficacy of paracetamol in children

Paracetamol is a common painkiller for children. It’s often used to treat headaches, stomach ache, earache and cold symptoms. It…