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Released on 25/11/2018

Key Learning Points

  • Aspirin therapy and Reye syndrome
  • Infliximab
  • Kawasaki disease: acute management
  • Kawasaki disease: cardiovascular complications
  • Kawasaki disease: diagnostic criteria
  • Kawasaki disease: limiting physical activity
  • Kawasaki disease: risk level III
  • Kawasaki disease: the role of cardiac angiography
  • The rapid antigen detection test for group A streptococcus (GAS)

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