Stridor Upper Airway OME Flashcards Preview

Pediatrics Board Review > Stridor Upper Airway OME > Flashcards

Flashcards in Stridor Upper Airway OME Deck (11):
1

croup bugs

parainfluenza - MC
and RSV

2

croup

seal like barky cough with inspiratory stridor

3

X-ray for croup

steeple sign

4

tx of croup

supportive

racemic epinephrine or O2 if severe

5

epiglottitis bugs

h. flu type b

6

epiglottitis

drooling hurts to swallow
tripod position

7

X-ray for epiglottitis

thumb print sign

8

tx of epiglottitis

intubation in OR
-and abx

9

bacterial tracheitis

inflammation of trachea

like croup - steeple sign
-prodrome, fever, cough, stridor

if supportive fails - abx and cx

10

retropharyngeal abscess

look like epiglottitis
-bacterial infection

X-ray - soft tissue swelling / abscess

tx - I and D / cx / abx

11

peritonsillar abscess

strep/staph infection

tx - I and D - cx - abx