Flashcards in Recognition of a seriously ill child Deck (11):
What are some abnormal CNS signs?
Not waking for feeding
Not sucking strongly on the breast
No rousable to activity
No tone in posture
Which babies don't have flexor tone?
What is apnoea?
Abnormal cessation of breathing for >10s, or with cyanosis, bradycardia
What can cause apnoea in babies?
Upper airway obstruction
Patent ductus arteriosus
What is the most common cause of bradycardia in children?
What conditions can cause a widened pulse pressure
Early stages of sepsis
What conditions can cause a narrowed pulse pressure
Late stages of sepsis
What are some causes of blanching rashes?
Measles and other viral exanthemas
What are some causes of non-blanching rashes?
Gram negative sepsis
How much fluid do you give in resuscitation?
20mL/kg bolus Hartmann's/Plasmolite