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Definition of acute cough

< 3 weeks

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Definition of chronic cough

> 4-8 weeks

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consequences of missed FB

recurrent pneumonia, bronchiectasis

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clinical signs of CF

meconium ileus, hyponatremic hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis, rectal prolapse, resp symptoms, clubbing, bronchiectasis, nasal polyps

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diagnosis of CF

sweat chloride >= 60 mEq/L

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Prognostic factors in CF

males do better than females, FEV1, burkholderia cepacia, pneumothorax, nutritional status (growth, diabetes)

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how do you diagnose PCD?

refer to resp for electron microscopy

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definition of recurrent pneumonias

>= 2 in 1 year or >=3 in lifetime radiologic clearing between episodes

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congenital lobar emphysema

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Side effect of MgSO4 for asthma

hypotension, bradycardia

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newborn screen for CF tests...

immunoreactive trypsinogen level

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when and how should you screen for CF related diabetes?

yearly after age 10, by 2hr OGTT

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PFT pattern in CF?

obstructive

(advanced disease: restrictive)

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CF patient coughing up brown, rust-colored sputum. What are you worried about?

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA)

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three causes of post-infectious bronchiectasis?

measles

adenovirus

pertussis

 

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most common cause of bronchiectasis

CF

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