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When common complaints are the signs of Lysosomal Storage Diseases

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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) Understand the signs and symptoms of lysosomal storage diseases. (2) Have the ability to identify the key diagnostic features and differentiate them from more common diseases. (3) Evaluate the ‘next steps’ to take after a diagnosis and how to maximize treatment for the patient.

Faculty: 
UMA RAMASWAMI
Moderator: 
ATHIMALAIPET RAMANAN
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8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016
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Practical advice on spotting the signs of Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions in the everyday practice

MRSA Practical Advice Update - Prevention and treatment strategies for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in paediatrics

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Friday, December 11, 2015 -
16:00 to 16:30
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TERENCE STEPHENSON
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7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Focus: Latest recommendations and guidelines on HPV, Meningitis and Influenza vaccines and MRSA

The association between good vaccination coverage and lower incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - USA data Case Study

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Friday, December 11, 2015 -
15:45 to 16:00
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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) learn how rates of sudden infant death syndrome have been decreasing constantly; (2) understand how increased vaccination coverage with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis has been associated with lower rates of sudden infant death syndrome; and (3) understand the inverse relation between diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccination coverage and sudden infant death syndrome persists even after adjusting for infant sleep position.

Faculty: 
JACQUELINE MULLER-NORDHORN
Moderator: 
TERENCE STEPHENSON
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7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Focus: Latest recommendations and guidelines on HPV, Meningitis and Influenza vaccines and MRSA

Overview of influenza vaccines in children

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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) understand the nature of live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV); (2) learn about the universal LAIV programme for children in the UK; and (3) learn what is and is not known about the potential of LAIV to interrupt transmission at the population level.

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TERENCE STEPHENSON
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8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016
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Focus: Latest recommendations and guidelines on HPV, Meningitis and Influenza vaccines and MRSA

Vaccines to prevent meningococcal disease: the UK experience – where are we now?

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8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016

Overcoming Vaccine hesitancy

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Friday, December 11, 2015 -
14:30 to 15:00
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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) understand the historical roots of anti-vaccination sentiments; (2) understand the causes of vaccine hesitancy; and (3) learn how to overcome vaccine hesitancy.

Faculty: 
MARC VAN RANST
Moderator: 
TERENCE STEPHENSON
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7th Excellence in Pediatrics
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Latest recommendations and guidelines on HPV, Meningitis and Influenza vaccines and MRSA

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