Health and Safety

Seizures in Young Children

Seizures in Young Children – Fever Convulsions A fever convulsion is a fit or seizure.  It is caused by a sudden change in your child's body temperature and is usually associated with a fever (a temperature above 38°C). A high temperature is a sign of infection somewhere in the body and is often caused by a virus or bacteria. A high fever [...]

March 17th, 2016|First Aid, Health and Safety|

Croup in Young Children

What is Croup? Croup is a condition that develops quickly in children and is usually caused by a viral infection in the upper airways, which is localised in the throat and surrounding tissues. It’s characterised by a barking cough. It’s fairly uncommon and affects more boys than girls. It usually occurs in young children aged 6 [...]

March 16th, 2016|First Aid, Health and Safety|