paediatric miscelleny

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jaz_walker
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paediatric miscelleny
Updated:
2014-05-30 13:22:10
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paeds
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  1. What are the differential diagnoses for short stature?
    familial, constitutional, growth hormone deficiency, skeletal dysplasia, chronic disease
  2. what investigations are performed for short stature?
    bone age, FBC, U+E, LFTs, TFTs, Celiac screen, IGF-1, follow height velocity. Examine.
  3. at what age are febrile seizures a possible diagnosis?
    6 months - 5 years
  4. what is management of a seizure?
    administer oxygen, ABC, get IV access. Then treat with max 2 doses benzodiazepine and draw up phenytoin + thiopentine for anaesthetists. Look for a focus of fever and give anti-pyretics
  5. what are the 3 commonest causes of baby vomiting?
    infection, obstruction, GORD
  6. what are the red flags for vomiting?
    bile/blood, weight loss/failure to thrive.
  7. what is management for GORD?
    if symptomatic,trial ranitidine or domperidone.

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