The next DSMIG meeting will be held during the RCPCH annual meeting in Liverpool on 29 th April 2020

DSMIG will be running a session jointly with  the British Association for  Community Child Health and the British Paediatric Respiratory Society , focussing on respiratory issues in Down Syndrome.

The conference is running 28th – 30th April 2020 at the ACC in Liverpool .

The  DSMIG, BPRS, BACCH joint session is on Wednesday 29th April.

Registration and programme details as available can be found on the RCPCH website

 

 

New book on Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome

Julia’s Way, a non-profit organisation, have brought out Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome: a comprehensive guide for mothers and medical professionals.  The book aims to be evidence based and has been reviewed by medical experts.  Electronic copies of the book are free to download and printed copies are available to purchase.

 

 

New Book ! Down Syndrome – Current Perspectives

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Current Perspectives

Edited by Richard Newton , Shiela Puri and Liz Marder

This book provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of Down syndrome. Chapters have been written by a number of internationally respected clinicians with a special interest in Down syndrome, including members of DSMIG UK and Ireland www.dsmig.org.uk with contributions from the Down’s Syndrome Association www.downs-syndrome.org.uk. Chapters include discussion of comorbidities, with background information and advice on assessment and management ,as well as the underlying biology and new developments in molecular genetics. Practical examples and case scenarios are included.

Available from http://www.mackeith.co.uk or from Amazon

Product details:

Hardcover: 288 pages

Publisher: MacKeith Press (20 March 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1909962473

ISBN-13: 978-190996247