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Sudden onset of cough, choking, gagging in a two year old

What is the diagnosis?
Foreign object
Expiratory wheezing, prolonged expiration, signs of. Resp. distress, barrel chest deformity (if chronic)

What is the diagnosis?
Asthma
What is the treatment of Chronic asthma?
Avoid triggers
Beta agonist MDI daily and/or prior to exercise
leukotriene receptor inhibitors (Singulair)
Inhaled steroids
What is the treatment of Acute Asthma?
Beta-agonist
Oxygen PRN
Oral steroids
Terbutaline
Theophylline
Magnesium
Acute, viral induced inflammatory process of small airways causing airway hyper-reactivity, edema and inflammation. Most cases caused by RSV

What is the diagnosis?
Bronchilitis
What is the vaccine to prevent RSV?
Synagis (Palivizumab)
MCC of pneumonia in peds?
Viral
What are the bacterial agents that cause pneumonia in peds?
Neonates: GBS, E.coli, chlamydia

Infants – 6 yrs: streptococcus, H.flu

Adolescents: mycoplasma, strep
Which Abx are used to treat pneumonia in peds?
amoxicillin
cephalosporins
erythromycin
How should babies be put to sleep to minimize the risk of SIDS?
"Back To Sleep"
rectal prolapse, malabsorptive diarrhea, recurrent lung infections, digital clubbing, recurrent sinus infections

What is the diagnosis?
Cystic Fibrosis