One of the challenges of paediatrics is how to distill a life of experience down to something more tangible. When you are asked “How did you know s/he was sick?” you need to be able to give a better answer than “I just know”. In this session from DFTB19 we challenged three clinicians to explain just why they think the way they do.
David Krieser is the Director of Paediatric Emergency Medicine of Sunshine Hospital in Melbourne. In this talk he concentrates on just one arm of the paediatric assessment triangle – breathing. It turns out there is a lot more to it than just counting the respiratory rate and measuring the saturations.
Don't Forget the Bubbles
The high yield respiratory examination: David Krieser at DFTB19
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About Tessa Davis
Tessa Davis is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Royal London Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London.