This guideline describes the procedure which must be followed whenever a diagnosis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (M.TB) infection is suspected or confirmed, to optimally protect staff, patients and other visitors from risk of infection and assist in the care of the child with M.TB (not including Occupational Health policy).
This clinical guideline from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) discusses nutritional requirements for preterm infants receiving enteral nutrition. It does not give guidance on the prescription of parenteral nutrition (PN).
The Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (DNC) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is a leading clinical and research centre specialising in neuromuscular disorders affecting children. The DNC provides clinical assessment, diagnostic services and advice on treatment and rehabilitation.
This guideline is intended to guide and facilitate the care of patients under the care of the clinical teams at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust (GOSH). It has been approved by the Guideline Approval Group and is for use by staff of all disciplines and levels in these health care teams. The guidance contained here in is not intended to replace individual assessment and personalised treatment of the patient.
This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains severe combined immunodeficiency or SCID. SCID is the name given to a group of rare inherited disorders which cause severe abnormalities of the immune system.
The Neuropsychology department at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides diagnostic assessments of children and adolescents with specific learning and/or behavioural difficulties that are associated with brain injury or disease.
Landau Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a rare form of epilepsy occurring in children, usually between the ages of three and nine years, that affects the child’s ability to understand and use language. All children with LKS suffer from abnormal electrical brain waves particularly during sleep and some will have obvious epileptic seizures. Children with LKS often have additional difficulties with behaviour, social interaction, motor skills and learning.