All in Lightning Learning
Honour-Based Violence is a violent crime or incident which may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of a family or community.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and we are collaborating on a series of topics tailored to frontline clinicians, starting with Domestic Abuse.
There were almost 3,000 reported cases of Whooping Cough in England (UK) for 2018 with the highest incidence in infants under 3 months that are too young to be fully immunised.
The UK has some of the highest rates of asthma in the world. This week's topic targets the use of steroids in the treatment of asthma (specifically dexamethasone over prednisolone)
Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone that causes inflammation, bony destruction, loss of limbs (and even life). Diagnosis is time-critical.
Wellens Syndrome describes two patterns of deeply inverted or biphasic T-waves in V2 and V3. Over time T-wave changes can evolve from one pattern to the other.
Many parents know that swallowing pills can be a real nightmare for some children. Hence, this is a skill that must be taught calmly and playfully to kids.
Excessive crying is defined as >3 hours/day for >3 days/week. Whilst most scenarios are benign and require no tests, parent fears must be heard.