paediatric respiratory

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jaz_walker
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275688
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paediatric respiratory
Updated:
2014-05-30 13:21:12
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paeds
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paediatrics
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paediatrics
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  1. what are causes of clubbing in children?
    CF, bronchiectasis, chronic empyema/abscess
  2. what investigations would you want in a child?
    oxygen sats, sputum, chest x ray, ABG, bronchoscopy
  3. what is the infectious cause of croup?
    parainfluenza virus
  4. what is the cause of epiglottitis?
    haemophilus influenza type B.
  5. what are the symptoms of epiglottitis?
    fever, stridor, salivary drooling, ***no cough***
  6. what is the infectious cause of and management of whooping cough?
    bordella pertussis, give erythromycin
  7. what are the manifestations of CF?
    resp (chest infections), GI (pancreatic insufficiency), GU (infertility), endo (diabetes, delayed puberty), bone disease (CF arthropathy, osteoporosis)
  8. True or false - clubbing is present in asthma
    FALSE
  9. what is staged management of asthma?
    bronchodilators (e.g. Salbutamol), inhaled steroids (budesonide), oral steroids (preds), leukotriene receptor blockers (monteleukast)

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