Intensive care medicine

The paediatric intensive care physician resuscitates, stabilises, transfers and treats critically ill and injured children - find out about this sub-specialty.

Course

RIPE (Rapid Interpretation of Paediatric ECG) Course

01 July 2024
This course is for those who are interested to learn interpreting paediatric ECGs. This course aims to instil confidence to interpret from basic ECGs to complex ECGs with top tips to interpret most ECGs within two minutes. This course will be delivered virtually via Zoom.
Course

Point of Care Ultrasound – lung & lines, heart & brain (Hands on) - course

13 July 2024

Brighton

This Course will benefit Paediatric and Neonatal consultants & trainees, and advanced nurse practitioners, and researchers in the diagnostic use of ultrasound as per POCUS guidance. The course aims to deliver the essential theoretical knowledge and practical experience with helpful tips relevant to ...
Resource

Diagnosis of death using neurological criteria - guidance regarding not performing the Apnoea Test in the context of evidence of high cervical spinal cord injury

In 2022 a diagnosis of death using neurological criteria was made in a child which had to be reversed later when the patient had return of spontaneous albeit abnormal breathing. An expert group reviewed this case in detail. This guidance summarises the essential immediate implications arising from t...
News

Protect children for a challenging winter ahead

The UK must prepare now for a potential new wave of coronavirus infections this winter that could be more serious than the first, says a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences. Responding to 'Preparing for a challenging winter', the RCPCH made the following statement on vaccinations and pro...