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Comprehensive guides covering common signs, symptoms and critical care situations.

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Guideline Directory

Searchable by paediatric conditions and keywords, the Guideline Directory contains quick links to national clinical guidelines.

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Child Protection Companion

The RCPCH Child Protection Companion (CPC) is your resource on child protection and safeguarding. It covers all forms of abuse and the spectrum of medical and social involvement: from examination, to identification, to referral, to court.

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BNF for Children

Essential practical information to help healthcare professionals prescribe, monitor, supply and administer medicines.

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The latest information for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK.

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