Child and youth health

Managing childhood allergies

WEBINAR ARCHIVE: Managing childhood allergies with Annaliesse Blincoe.

Adolescent HEADDSSS - a cultural perspective on what’s new with GenZ

WEBINAR Archive: Dr Aniva Lawrence discusses adolescent health including how to adapt your screening particularly for Māori and Pacific youth.

Webinar: Conversations with parents about unhealthy weight in a child

Tuesday 31 October 2017, 7.30-8.45pm. Join Dr Christine McIntosh, Susan Reid and Hayden McRobbie used case studies to discuss childhood obesity, and how to address the issue of talking with parents/caregivers about an overweight child.

Topical corticosteroids may be a safe alternative to treat phimosis in boys

Phimosis, where the foreskin cannot be fully drawn back over the penis is normal at birth and often self-corrects without needing treatment during the first four years of life; only 10% of three-year-old boys have phimosis (congenital phimosis).

Cow's milk allergy in infants

Adverse reactions to foods can be classified depending on whether there is an immune mediated reaction or not. Immune mediated reactions can be further broken down by whether they are due to IgE allergic antibodies or not. Understanding whether an infant has allergy or intolerance, and if allergy what type of allergy, is key to diagnosis and management of infants with CMA.

How common is cow’s milk allergy (CMA)?

Paediatric overnight oximetry

This aim of this course is to optimally use overnight oximetry in the assessment and management of children with either suspected or known Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA).

It is intended to assist paediatric and ENT trainees, paediatricians, ENT / ORL specialists, physiologists working in sleep laboratories undertaking studies on children, some general practitioners who have resources available, to learn how to perform, report and interpret paediatric overnight pulse oximetry studies.

After completing of this learning tool you should:

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