Point of Care Ultrasounds in the Diagnosis of Pulled Elbows

Author: Dr Jin Gao
Type: MLP-research
Date: 16 December 2020
Abstract:
The pulled elbow(PE) is a common childhood injury. In most cases, the clinical management is straight forward, however, the diagnosis and management may be difficult if there is an unclear history, an unwitnessed injury or an atypical mechanism of injury. This medical literature project evaluates the effectiveness of point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnosis of PEs.

The Management of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

Author: Dr Richard Canning
Type: MLP-research
Date: 11 October 2020
Abstract:
Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy (NVP) is a common presentation seen by a wide variety of medical professionals however the evidence around the safety and efficacy of drugs used to treat NVP is often not well understood. This review looks to explore current prescribing practices of drugs used to treat NVP and provide evidence-based recommendations.

CROUP

Author: Dr Alexander Stapleton
Type: MLP-research
Date: 2 September 2020
Abstract: This literature review was devised to clarify the rationale between the use of Dexamethasone and Prednisolone for the treatment of paediatric Croup in the community setting.