The timing of stridor gives no indication as to the site of narrowing
The throat of a child with stridor must always be examined
Peak incidence of croup occurs at what age?
Which season sees the highest number of croup cases?
Croup is most commonly caused by:
The signs and symptoms of croup occur over:
In croup, investigations are essential
All patients with croup must be cared for in hospital
Acute epiglottitis is a medical emergency
Cough is a prominent feature in epiglottitis
Which of the following are features suggestive of epiglottitis?
The timecourse of epiglottitis is measured in:
Which of the following should not be done when a child is suspected to have acute epiglottitis and is distressed?
Lying patient down
Intubation is rarely required in cases of epiglottitis
Bacterial tracheitis is easily distinguished from croup upon presentation
Foreign bodies inhaled by children are most likely to lodge in the:
R main bronchus
L main bronchus
In an child who has choked and is unconscious, the most appropriate initial intervention is:
5 back blows
5 abdominal thrusts