Asthma is typically associated with chronic inflammation and hyperresponsiveness of the lower airway leading to airway narrowing. Rhinitis is characterised by symptoms including rhinorrhoea (watery, runny nose), sneezing, bilateral nasal obstruction (congestion) or itching. This is one of several al...
This page provides guidance and resources for delivering an effective transition from children's to adults' health services. We highlight five key determinants that ensure young people are provided with high quality care throughout the transition process.
Respiratory paediatricians are clinicians who have detailed knowledge and understanding of the respiratory system in children. Find out more about this sub-specialty and its curriculum.
This chapter looks at some common conditions among children and young people.
Our subject guides on a range of child health topics are for researchers interested in child health and the history of paediatrics. Smoking is one of the biggest causes of death and illness in the UK.