This study day will explore the core principles of delivering care to children with palliative care needs, and will draw on expertise from leading professionals within the field as well as the families themselves.
- Date and time Thu 6 Jun 2019 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
- Location Royal Society of Medicine
- Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health
This study day will provide delegates with an update on common paediatric dermatological and rheumatological conditions. The day will teach paediatric trainees about aetiology, diagnosis and management of common paediatric dermatological and rheumatological conditions.
- Aetiology, diagnosis and management of common paediatric skin infections
- Recognise and refer appropriate children with pigmentary and vascular birthmarks
- Being aware of recent evidence in the management of paediatric eczema, be able to demonstrate how to apply topical emollients; understand the different potencies of topical steroids and of their side effects
- Signs of skin failure and when to consult dermatology, ophthalmology and other specialists
- Take an appropriate history, musculoskeletal examination and assessment
- The role of multidisciplinary teams and other professionals involved in the care of children with musculoskeletal conditions
- Complications of immunosuppressive treatmentThe association of musculoskeletal presentations and common chronic diseases (such as psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease)
- The disease associations of rheumatological conditions, in particular juvenile arthritis and eye disease
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