Croup

You hear a barking cough, around midnight, and think: easy! But could it be one of the croup mimics? Croup is a potentially life-threatening upper airway obstruction that has a highly successful and satisfying treatment. To listen to this PEMcast, click on the triangular play button below, or you can subscribe via your favourite podcatching software… Standard Podcast [ 21:59 ] Play Now |...

December 30th, 2010 by colinparker 

Breathing (part 2 of 4)

Welcome back to more pearls on assessing breathing difficulty in children. In this episode we cover clinical tips to help distinguish different causes of respiratory signs, tachypnea, and respiratory failure: there are FOUR groups now! Outline of this PEMcast: ALL: Clinically distinguishing: UAWO vs LAWO Croup vs asthma, crasthma Bronchiolitis vs CCF CP: Causes of tachypnea RS LRTI Obstructive:...

July 2nd, 2010 by colinparker