Neonatal Jaundice

It takes a long time and a lot of exposure to become comfortable with jaundiced newborns. Maybe we just become less cautious or less thorough over time… Most of us feel the need to slow down and consider all the possibilities, before jumping to a benign diagnosis. Hopefully this little review will help you remember some of the basics of neonatal jaundice. [drawing by Charlotte Parker, medium:...

June 16th, 2011 by colinparker 

Fever: NICE to get guidance

Three years ago the National Institute for Clinical Excellence in the UK released their guidance on the assessment and initial management of feverish illness in young children (CG47).  Most of the world outside of Britain has not been using this guidance, but we thought it would be useful to delve a bit deeper to see whether we could all benefit from the insights of their expert panel. To listen...

December 16th, 2010 by colinparker