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what are causes of clubbing in children?
CF, bronchiectasis, chronic empyema/abscess
what investigations would you want in a child?
oxygen sats, sputum, chest x ray, ABG, bronchoscopy
what is the infectious cause of croup?
what is the cause of epiglottitis?
haemophilus influenza type B.
what are the symptoms of epiglottitis?
fever, stridor, salivary drooling, ***no cough***
what is the infectious cause of and management of whooping cough?
bordella pertussis, give erythromycin
what are the manifestations of CF?
resp (chest infections), GI (pancreatic insufficiency), GU (infertility), endo (diabetes, delayed puberty), bone disease (CF arthropathy, osteoporosis)
True or false - clubbing is present in asthma
what is staged management of asthma?
bronchodilators (e.g. Salbutamol), inhaled steroids (budesonide), oral steroids (preds), leukotriene receptor blockers (monteleukast)