Paediatrics in the ED

Learning objectives

  1. To recognize the seriously ill child
  2. To manage appropriately common paediatric emergencies, including paediatric oncology issues.
  3. To manage paediatric oncology patients in consultation with our paediatric unit.
  4. To develop a safe patient centred approach to paediatric analgesia and sedation.

Recommended Pre reading 

  • Miall Rudolf & Levene. Paediatrics at a Glance. 3rd  edition Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley -Blackwell, 2012.
  • Pre-lecture reading - review the above Paediatric Assessment Triangle
  • Pre-lecture quiz (to be completed prior to lecture): Download here or complete online


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