Child health features
Depression and low mood in young people; Towards best practice
DIAGNOSIS OF ASTHMA IN CHILDREN: A CHALLENGING PERSPECTIVE
Diagnosis of asthma is usually an entirely clinical undertaking and, as such, presents a challenge for the GP. Diagnosing asthma in children is further compounded by the dependence on parental reporting of symptoms. In this article – the ﬁrst of a two-part feature – the authors describe a pragmatic approach to getting the diagnosis right.
MANAGING CHILDHOOD ECZEMA IN PRIMARY CARE: A 10-MINUTE UPDATE
Burning Questions On... Childhood infections
Respiratory Medicine - Recurrent Wheeze in pre-school children
The incidence of recurrent wheeze in young children is a common and growing problem in the UK. Rational management is highly dependent on sound identiﬁcation of causes and proper diagnosis, both of which represent signiﬁcant challenges for GPs. Child respiratory specialist Jayesh Bhatt explores the issues and the evidence base.
Burning Questions on....
Guest Editorial - Another straw for the camel's back
Coeliac disease in children : a diagnostic challenge
The diagnosis of coeliac disease in young children can often be elusive. However, given the severity of symptoms and the effectiveness of dietary management, the importance of early diagnosis is paramount. Here, Dr Siba Paul and Dr Christine Spray explore the lessons from two case studies. (BJFM 1(1) 2013)