Based at the University Hospitals of Leicester, we serve the educational needs of healthcare practitioners in Acute & Emergency Medicine across the East Midlands, UK
Be able to take a comprehensive history and examination of a feverish child. Know of national guidelines for the management of fever in children. Understand the bacterial and viral aetiologies for all age groups and the appropriate antimicrobial/antiviral treatment.
Topics covered… Infection, Immunology and Allergy, Septic Shock, Febrile child, Common childhood exanthems, Needle-stick injury, Kawasaki disease; Nephro-urology; Urinary tract infection; Hypertension; Acute scrotal pain
Feverish Illness in Young Children (in association with NICE)
Common Problems in Children #3: Urogenital Conditions
PEM GEEK/Tasty Morsels of EM – Rheumatic Fever and the Jones Criteria
Urinary Tract Infection (Disclaimer: follow NICE guidelines for UTI diagnosis & management)
Foreign travel advice from the UK (Department of Health)
We are always looking to expand the number of resources that link to the RCEM curriculum. If you would like to contribute relevant links to be included, simply fill out the form below. We endeavour to peer review all links sent to us to ensure they are of the highest educational quality.