24 episodes

Welcome to Fontanelle, a paediatric educational podcast for trainees. I'm Caroline Storey, a paediatric trainee in Wessex, and I'll be joined by wise friends, learned colleagues and leading lights from around the region and beyond to explore common presentations, sticky situations, what's fresh and new, and what's coming of age in paediatric medicine. So if you've got an open mind for learning and a soft spot for the world of paediatrics, you've come to the right place!

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Welcome to Fontanelle, a paediatric educational podcast for trainees. I'm Caroline Storey, a paediatric trainee in Wessex, and I'll be joined by wise friends, learned colleagues and leading lights from around the region and beyond to explore common presentations, sticky situations, what's fresh and new, and what's coming of age in paediatric medicine. So if you've got an open mind for learning and a soft spot for the world of paediatrics, you've come to the right place!

    Adolescent medicine and the HEEADSSS tool for psychosocial screening in ED and beyond.

    Adolescent medicine and the HEEADSSS tool for psychosocial screening in ED and beyond.

    A look inside the world of adolescent medicine and the benefits of the HEEADSSS tool with Dr David James, who explains to Marisa McMillan how we can be opportunistic in reaching the 10-22 year olds presenting to our ED departments. Check out the must-have HEEADSSS app on Google Play/Apple or http://app.heeadsss.uk Review on itunes 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 if you like what you hear and get in touch if you want to get involved. Spread the word and share the knowledge!

    • 37 min
    Constipation in children - a podcast for parents by Dr Tighe

    Constipation in children - a podcast for parents by Dr Tighe

    Low appetite? Tired? Tummy ache? Perhaps your child is constipated. Let Dr Mark Tighe guide you through the essentials of constipation - what it is, what sets it off, and most importantly, what you can do about it. Go to eric.org.uk for excellent resources. Please review 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟Meet us online @fontanellepod - we'd love to hear from you.

    • 25 min
    Puberty - what's normal? What's not? When to investigate? When reassure? Dr McAulay is here to help!

    Puberty - what's normal? What's not? When to investigate? When reassure? Dr McAulay is here to help!

    Dr Antoinette McAulay, General Paediatrician in Poole talks to Dr Marisa McMillan, Wessex Paediatric Trainee, guest hosting on Fontanelle - Thank you Marisa and Antoinette! Refer to www.bsped.org.uk (British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes) for up to date guidelines. Get in touch if you would like to get involved in any of the work of the Fontanelle team by writing to me, Caroline Storey at fontanellepod@gmail.com

    • 30 min
    The world of ARCP and eportfolio in UK paediatric training

    The world of ARCP and eportfolio in UK paediatric training

    Dr Phil Parslow, training programme director for ST4-8 in Wessex Deanery guides us through the whole appraisal process, with plenty of advice and wisdom to light your way! Amazing nuggets on how to write an effective reflection. ***************************************************🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Fontanelle is growing and has now reached 50 countries with over 5000 listens. Many thanks for all your support. If you would like to help Fontanelle or get involved in any way, please get in touch! Thanks 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

    • 32 min
    Food Allergies in Children - making a diagnosis using the EATERS method

    Food Allergies in Children - making a diagnosis using the EATERS method

    Dr Mich Lajeunesse consultant in paediatric allergy takes us through using the EATERS method to take an allergy focused clinical history and help diagnose food allergies. EATERS stands for Exposure, Allergen, Timing, Environment, Reproducibility, Symptoms. Based on a 15 Minute Consultation in E&P edition of ADC (http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-316397) If your interest is piqued Mich also directs us to the RCPCH Paediatric Allergy Training study days.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Other news: Fontanelle is nearly 1!🎂🎈To celebrate our first birthday we're giving away a pair of Sony headphones so the winner can listen to educational podcasts on their way to work. For a chance to win, go to Twitter, find me @fontanellepod and retweet the pinned tweet. The winner will be announced at the PIER conference 2019. Tickets still available. Come and find me there and say hello! Thanks so much for listening! 🌟🎂❤🍭🍬

    • 27 min
    Oncology Emergencies in Paediatrics

    Oncology Emergencies in Paediatrics

    Dr Amy Mitchell takes us through a real case looking at two oncological emergencies: hyperleucocytosis and tumour lysis syndrome. With reference to the PIER guidelines at piernetwork.org.uk Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group cclg.org.uk stjude.org If you found it useful, leave a review on iTunes 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 and thank you for listening👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 @fontanellepod

    • 30 min

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