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Video: Viral and bacterial infections in children

0-8 years

This short video is about the incidence and treatment of infections in babies and children. It features paediatrician Dr Con James talking about the differences between viral infections and bacterial infections. He explains how often urinary tract infections happen in children. He also describes the causes of and treatments for pneumonia, meningitis and dermatitis.

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Viral and bacterial infections (PDF 96kb)

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Last updated or reviewed
06-02-2017

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