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Released on 26/04/2015

Key Learning Points

  • Complications of Measles infection
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Acute Otitis Media
  • Evidence of immunity to Measles
  • Investigating a probable Measles infection
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Measles
  • Measles complicated by Otitis Media
  • Notification of public health authorities
  • Ophthalmological complications of Measles
  • Pneumonia complicating Measles
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for Measles
  • Signs and symptoms of Vitamin A deficiency
  • The management of pediatric upper respiratory tract infections
  • Treating Measles
  • Upper respiratory tract infections and inappropriate antibiotic therapy
  • Vitamin A prophylaxis in Measles infection

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