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Refractory symptoms in paediatric palliative care: can ketamine help?

Authors: Franca Benini, Sabrina Congedi, Luca Giacomelli, Simonetta Papa, Aashni Shah, Gregorio Milani

This narrative review analyses the use of ketamine in children and the potential extension of its applications in paediatric palliative care in order to provide new options for treatment in the paediatric palliative care setting.


Paediatrics: how to manage infantile haemangioma

Authors: Jason HS Kim, Joseph M Lam

This narrative review aims to deliver concise information regarding infantile haemangiomas to help facilitate clinical decisions and supplement the recommendations with up-to-date evidence.


Paediatrics: how to manage pharyngitis in an era of increasing antimicrobial resistance

Authors: Joan L Robinson

This narrative review of pharyngitis summarizes the practical aspects of the management of sore throat in children in high- and middle-income countries.


Paediatrics: how to manage functional constipation

Authors: Alexander KC Leung, Kam Lun Hon

This article provides a narrative updated review on the evaluation, diagnosis and management of childhood functional constipation.


Paediatrics: how to manage scabies

Authors: Russell Thompson, Sean Westbury, Dana Slape

This narrative review addresses scabies, a highly contagious, pruritic infestation of the skin caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. It also provides a summary of treatments and recommendations for the management of paediatric scabies.