More Paeds this week!
I have always found the ALTE (Acute Life Threatening Events) concept a bit frustrating:
It seemed vague enough to include almost anything from the obviously worrying to the obviously benign and advocated a lot of admissions that seemed ovecautious.
This Month The American Academy of Paediatrics released a clinical practice guideline which recommends a different strategy which is worth being aware of - and discussing with our paeds collaegues.
ENTER THE BRUE.......
Its covered excellently by FOAMCast and Dont forget the bubbles.