Neurology

A paediatric neurologist understands disorders of the nervous system that affect infants, children and young people - find out more about this sub-specialty.

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Administration of rectal diazepam to neonates and infants to treat seizures prior to hospital admission - position statement

This guidance is for ambulance services which need to administer diazepam, a medicine for treating seizures, to neonates and infants. It explains how to accurately administer a 1.25mg or 2.5mg dose directly from a 5mg rectal tube. Buccal midazolam is usually preferred to rectal diazepam in the ho...
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Epilepsy12 - national organisational audit and clinical audit - 2021

Epilepsy is the commonest significant neurological disorder affecting children and young people. Published in July 2021, these latest results from Epilepsy12 provide insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of paediatric epilepsy services i...
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BPNA distance learning unit 12 - Headache

Headache in all its forms represents the commonest neurological condition experienced by children and young people. Reduction in quality of life can be significant but many patients fail to get adequate help for this problem. This unit from the British Paediatric Neurology Association will equip you...
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BPNA distance learning unit 11 - Neuro-oncology

Neuro-oncology starts with two sections that provide an overview of the epidemiology of central nervous system tumours in childhood and an introduction to tumour biology. The remainder of the unit from the British Paediatric Neurology Association is more clinically based.