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Think Outside the Box…

An 18-month old boy is brought in to the ED by his grandmother with a cough, mild constitutional upset and increasing stridor for approximately 12 hours. He is previously well and immunised up to date…

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Bronchi Baby

Diagnosing and managing acute bronchiolitis: when to investigate and how to decide if a child can be cared for at home or in hospital.…

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NICE Bronchiolitis

When you assess your patient you need to take a good focussed history, make a thorough examination focussing on evidence of respiratory failure/distress…

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The Shocked Neonate

A 22-year-old lady delivers a 36-week-old baby unexpectedly at home. The baby was initially pink with an Apgar of 9, and a birth weight of 7lbs…

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Croup

Eighty percent of children presenting with an acute onset of stridor and a cough have croup…

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A Constant Cough

A 9 week old female infant presents to Paediatric A&E at 2200 hrs with a history of coughing, difficulty in breathing, lethargy and reduced feeding…

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Tension Decision

A three year old girl was brought to your emergency department by her parents with five days of gradually increasing respiratory distress…

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