October 3, 2018

Latest updates and guide for staff on managing cases of infectious diseases in schools and other childcare settings.

Last updated 29 May 2018.

link is https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-protection-in-schools-and-other-childcare-facilities

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August 2, 2017

Here is a great study on epinephrine pens and storage .

Abstract
BACKGROUND: Epinephrine is a lifesaving drug in the treatment of anaphylaxis and cardiac resuscitation. Current US storage recommendations are for controlled room temperature (20°C-25°C), with excursions pe...

May 18, 2017

Herpetic whitlow (whitlow finger)
Introduction

A herpetic whitlow, or whitlow finger, is an abscess of the end of the finger caused by infection with the herpes simplex virus (the "cold sore virus").
It usually affects the fleshy area of the fingertip.


What are the sympt...

May 17, 2017

Important update on the life saving adrenaline in schools campaign

The plans for an amendment to legislation which will allow all state schools to hold a spare adrenaline injector for use in case of emergencies continues to progress positively. We have been informed to...

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