Siba Prosad Paul
Consultant Paediatrician, Torbay Hospital, Torquay
In the UK each year, around 1900 new cases of childhood (0-14 years) cancers are diagnosed (Children with Cancer UK, 2021). The most common are:.
A study conducted in Taiwan over 3 years, identified that 10% of 3980 paediatric patients who presented to the emergency department (ED) with abdominal pain had a true ‘acute abdomen’ (Tseng et al,...
The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) updated their diagnostic guidance for CD in 2012, recommending a no-biopsy pathway (NBP) for symptomatic...
Neonatal infections are divided into early-onset sepsis (EOS) occurring within the first 48 hours of birth, and late-onset sepsis (LOS) occurring between 2 and 28 days after birth (Cailes et al,...
Consciousness can refer to either the state of wakefulness, awareness, or alertness in which most humans function while not asleep. Decreased consciousness is considered to be present when there is a...
Approximately 1850 children are newly diagnosed with cancer in the UK each year, based on 2014-2016 statistics (Cancer Research UK, 2019a). Overall, children in their first 15 years of life have a...
A previously healthy 10-year-old boy presented to the paediatric assessment unit (PAU) with a 4-day history of bilateral leg pain, which was progressively worsening. There was no change reported in...
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