A 6 year old boy is brought to the Emergency Department after a fall from a tree. The boy ambulates into triage, but is holding his arm and grimacing with discomfort. Immediately, you conduct a focused physical exam of his arm and rule out other injuries. It is obvious to you that this patient is…
This talk was recorded live on the second day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.
In this second post in an occasional series questioning some of the basics of paediatric assessment we are going to look at clinical markers of dehydration, something we have to look out for every single day in the department.
It’s 6pm on Saturday evening, and Jenny and Jake are keen to head home with their new baby, Jessica, now 30 hours of life. The midwife calls you to attend for the baby check.