Jamie is a 4 year old with ongoing pyrexia for a couple of weeks. He has a mild cough but nothing else. The family mention in passing that grandad recently had TB. Is this common in the developed world? How would you recognise it and treat it?
This is a 15-year old male with a history of severe chronic lung disease and bronchopulmonary dysplasia since birth. He was premature, and since then has required multiple hospitalizations for acute exacerbations of his chronic lung disease.
A 9 year old boy is rushed into ED with what is clearly a severe exacerbation of his asthma. His sats are 80%, his RR is 60-70 and he is not looking great. You can hear some air entry with a bit of wheeze. He clearly needs some good treatment and he needs it quickly….
A 9-year old male was brought to the ED after fainting in school. Upon awakening in the morning, he vomited twice, but he was sent to school. At school, he vomited three more times and continued to feel ill and weak. He fainted briefly, which prompted the school nurse to call his mother who brought…
A two-year old female has a chief complaint of coughing up some blood. There has been a one-month history of coughing and wheezing. She has seen her pediatrician three times in the past month. The child has been treated with salbutamol liquid and amoxicillin.