CRACKCast E170 – Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies: Disease of the Lungs

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Apr 16, 201822m
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CRACKCast E170 – Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies: Disease of the Lungs
Apr 16 '1822m
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Core questions:

 

  • Name 8 non-infectious causes that may present as pneumonia
  • Describe the workup for a child with suspected pneumonia?
  • What are the typical causes of bacterial pneumonia and viral pneumonia in the following age groups:
  • < 1 month
  • 1 month – 3 months
  • 3 months – 5 years
  • ≥ 5 years
  • What is the empiric treatment of bacterial pneumonia in these age groups for outpatients? For inpatients?
  • List 8 complications of pneumonia
  • List 6 criteria for admission with pneumonia
  • What are three clinical complications of cystic fibrosis?
  • What is the pathophysiology of CF?
  • How is suspected pneumonia in a patient with CF treated?

 



Wisecracks:

 

  • What is the cause of whooping cough?
  • What are the stages of whooping cough?
  • How is whooping cough managed?
  • How is the flu shot used in the pediatric population?
  • Describe common pneumonia syndromes:
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Mycoplasma pneumonia

 

  1. What is the most common bacterial infection in CF?

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