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Flashcards in Fever + Vomiting Deck (4):
1

What is a characterisation system for fever + vomiting in neonates?

Bilious vs non-bilious

2

What does bilious vomit imply? What are some causes?

Obstruction
- Malrotation and volvulus
- Duodenal atresia
- Necrotising enterocolitis
- Hirshsprung
- Inguinal hernia

If there is a change from non-bilious to bilious then think - intussusception

3

What are some causes of non-bilious vomiting?

GI
- Gastroenteritis, UTI, meningitis,
- Pyloric stenosis
- Reflux
Non-GI
- Metabolic disease
- Raised ICP

4

What is a characterisation system for fever + vomiting in children?

GI
- Acute
- Chronic
Non-GI
- Other infection
- Acute
- Chronic