Archive for May, 2020

INGID and ESID meeting 2020 going ahead; on line !

Friday, 29 May, 2020

We are excited to say that we warmly welcome you to attend your our first ever virtual meeting. We have worked hard at creating a program we believe and hope you will appreciate and are very pleased to announce that the meeting will be going ahead. Further details will be…

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SARS-CoV-2 and Inflammatory Syndromes in Children

Friday, 29 May, 2020

Paper of interest  Author ; Dr Phoebe Williams Publication date 27/5/2020 Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick Australia Discussion Kawasaki disease (KD) is a rare paediatric vasculitis most commonly affecting children under the age of 5 years, with coronary artery aneurysms the most concerning complication arising…

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Healthy hands: tips to prevent skin damage

Friday, 22 May, 2020

  Skin damage tips   Content 1   Many nurses working in immunodeficiency, who already have excellent hand hygiene practices, will have had to undertake even more frequent and thorough hand hygiene during the COVID pandemic. Irritant contact dermatitis, is common among healthcare workers and is caused by the frequent…

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Scientific meetings and conferences in 2020; an update

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020

The INGID board have met this week (virtually of course!) and the topic of meetings and conferences was on the agenda. We expect to have a decision soon on details of ESID’s meeting in Birmingham, UK in October of this year as it is currently under discussion, and we will…

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Returning to school during COVID

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020

For INGID members who work in peadiatrics or who work with parents of school aged children, you may be experiencing an increase in anxiety in families whose children are returning to school. This can occur in children and families who have no previous challenges and experience of anxiety. While the…

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