Respiratory System

Respiratory System

Chronic or Recurrent Respiratory Symptoms in Children – An Approach

    Common Recurrent or Persistent Respiratory Symptoms – Cough Wheeze Stridor  Persistent Lung Infiltrates # Evaluation of chronic respiratory symptoms can be difficult  because – Symptoms  – close succession of unrelated ARTI Symptoms may have Single pathophysiologic process. Lack of specific diagnostic tests. Parental anxiety – pressure for quick therapeutic relief. Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment […]

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    Respiratory System

    Approach to a Child with Chronic cough : ACCP guidelines

    Cough is one of the most common presenting complain in children at Out-patient. Cough may be just a benign protective phenomenon , but at times it become troublesome . Cause of Cough Should be sought for even outside the respiratory system, like ears,abdomen etc. CHRONIC COUGH Cough  lasting for 4 weeks or more -CHEST January 2006 […]

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    Paediatrics Respiratory System

    AN APPROACH TO A CHILD WITH WHEEZE

    AN APPROACH TO A CHILD WITH WHEEZE WHEEZES OR RONCHI: Wheeze is a dry musical sound associated with airway narrowing. The expiration is prolonged. WHEEZING: Common in infants and young children because of unique age specific anatomic and physiologic properties and gender specific intrinsic lung characteristics. By year 1- 20 % children. By 3 years- […]

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