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Flashcards in Epiglottiis Deck (10):
1

What causes epiglottis

H influenza

2

Is this a virus or a bacteria

Bacteria

3

What is the usual age of children who gets epiglottis

2 to 5 years old

4

What are the signs and symptoms of epiglottis

The 3d's (drooling, dysphasia, dysphonia)( no voice)

5

What will the child look during a episode?

Sitting up right, tongue protrude
drooling
rapid breathing

6

Can epiglottis being treated at home

No

7

If your child cannot breathe what might be done

Intubation

8

What medications will be given to treat epiglottis

Anabiotic therapy

9

How can epiglottis be avoided

By getting h influenza vaccine

10

What is epiglottis and what does it do?

It is a lap of skin at the base of the tongue. Eat open and closes during breathing

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