Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE / SUFE)

Introduction Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE), also sometimes called Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE) is a disease of childhood, typically seen in late childhood and early adolescence. In the condition, the head of the femur ‘slips’...

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Introduction This is also known as sudden unexplained infant death (SUID). It is defined as…   “The sudden and unexpected death of a child under 1 for which no adequate case is found after...

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Summary of Congenital Cardiac Abnormalities

Introduction Cardiac abnormalities in children are predominantly congenital. Cardiac abnormalities are the largest group of congenital defects Epidemiology 8 per 1000 children have a significant congenital cardiac abnormality 1 in 10 still births have...

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Summary of Milestones

  GROSS MOTOR VISION + FINE MOTOR HEARING + SPEECH SOCIAL NEWBORN Limbs flexed Symmetrical posture Head lag Startles to loud noises 6 WEEKS Follows moving object or face by turning head. (3M) Smiles...

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