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1

Life threatening feats

Airway comprom
Breathing
Circulation
LOC

2

Detect fever

Under 5 often meas in axilla

3

Obs

Gen obs and BP
Signs dehyd- CRT, skin turgor, resp patt, weak pulse, cool extrems.
Red flags- central cyan/pallor, unresp to social cues, look ill, not wake or stay awake, weak high pitch or contin cry, grunting, RR over 60, chest indraw, reduc skin turgor, bulging fontanelle.
Less sev signs- less activs, muc mems, less feed, reduc UO, rigors

4

Sys rev

Look for signs of specif illnesss
Esp meningitis