An approach to a child with respiratory symptoms. Dr. Pushpa Raj Sharma Professor of Child Health Institute of Medicine. Cough Runny nose Tachypnoea Snoring Stridor Wheeze. Chest pain Chest indrawing Haemoptysis Bluish discoloration. Common respiratory symptoms.
Dr. Pushpa Raj Sharma
Professor of Child Health
Institute of Medicine
Domestic smoke pollution/passive smoke
Post nasal drip/sinusitis
PsychogenicDifferential diagnosis of chronic cough
Can occur during expiration (intrathoracic) or both phase of respiration.
Increased airway resistance.
Contraction of diaphragm and pulling of ribs inside.
Negative pressure inside
Breathing in and lower chest wall goes in.
Supra sternal, inter costal recession.
Vasomotor instability in acrocyanosis.
Hyperoxia testThe severe signs: Chest Indrawing andCyanosis