Question Categories: Paediatrics


Your next patient is 32 year old Jenny who attends as she is upset that her 13 year old son has recently been diagnosed with Slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE). She is frustrated that despite presenting to the GP several times over the last 2 weeks it has only just been diagnosed formally by the …

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You examine Samuel who is 4 months old and suspect that he may have developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). Which of the following signs in examination would point to this diagnosis?


You see a 3 year old girl with her father presenting with a 2 day history of barking cough and hoarse voice. You strongly suspect she has Croup and proceed to explain the condition to her father. Which one of the following pathogens most commonly causes this condition?


Tommy is 12 weeks old and is brought in by his worried mother. He was born at term by normal vaginal delivery. He is fully bottle fed and she is concerned that he is bringing a lot of his milk back up after most feeds. It usually happens within 5 minutes of a feed and …

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You have a telephone consult with Mrs Biggins who is concerned that her 1 year old daughter is suspected to have had a febrile convulsion. She was seen in Accident and Emergency over the weekend and is awaiting an appointment with the Paediatric team tomorrow. You discuss trigger factors and the risk to go on …

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You discuss the management of colic with the health visitor at your practice after seeing several mothers who are concerned about this over the last week. Which of the following management strategies are not recommended by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence)? Please select one or more answers.


William is 8 weeks old and seen with his mother at the GP surgery. He was born at term by normal vaginal delivery and is being exclusively formula fed. Over the past 6 weeks they are concerned that he often cries and appears to be distressed while feeding. Mum says that he often brings up …

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You are discussing Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) with the health visitor at your surgery. You are trying to establish whether an infant she is concerned about, has IgE or non-IgE-mediated CMPA. Which one of the following features would be more in-keeping with Non-IgE mediated Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy in children?


You are giving pre-pregnancy counselling to a couple who both have Cystic Fibrosis and discuss the perinatal presentation of the condition. Which of the following neonatal manifestations are associated with Cystic Fibrosis? You may select one or more answers.


You see a 13 month old girl with a 5 day history of cough and wheeze. She is managing to maintain her usual oral intake and is still attending nursery. Which of the following features would be most in-keeping with a diagnosis of Bronchiolitis? You may select one or more options.


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