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So junior doctors are more risk adverse and likely to admit young children with respiratory symptoms. (Emerg Med J doi:10.1136/emerged-2015-205211). They even rely on guidelines, set admission criteria, clinical theory and second opinions. Clearly for some folk the world is coming to an end.
In my clinical days the assessment of hot cross kids was one of my most difficult and worrying tasks. It's not a job for (medical) children. One reason why junior doctors are currently so bolshie may well be because they often feel abandoned by seniors. Surely all of us would want our small children or grandchildren to be assessed by experienced and knowledgeable medical staff when presenting in a crisis. Children don't localise symptoms well. The illness proceeds rapidly and its often amazing how 12 hours sees a dramatic recovery. Thank God!