Module Summary: Viral illnesses
This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of viral illnesses in childhood.
This module will update you on:
- How to assess a patient with a sore throat.
- When to prescribe antibiotics for a child with an acute illness and when to be confident that the illness is viral and doesn’t need antibiotics.
- The management of otitis media.
- The use of the NICE traffic light guidance for feverish children.
Dr Toni Hazell is a GP in north London
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