The Child with Stridor 1: Acute Stridor

Question 1 of 17

Medal-premium 1

The timing of stridor gives no indication as to the site of narrowing

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 17

Medal-premium 1

The throat of a child with stridor must always be examined

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Peak incidence of croup occurs at what age?

Select one of the following:

  • 2 months

  • 2 years

  • 4 years

  • 6 years

Question 4 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Which season sees the highest number of croup cases?

Select one of the following:

  • Winter

  • Autumn

  • Summer

  • Spring

Question 5 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Croup is most commonly caused by:

Select one of the following:

  • Parainfluenza

  • RSV

  • Rhinovirus

Question 6 of 17

Medal-premium 1

The signs and symptoms of croup occur over:

Select one of the following:

  • Hours

  • Days

  • Weeks

Question 7 of 17

Medal-premium 1

In croup, investigations are essential

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 17

Medal-premium 1

All patients with croup must be cared for in hospital

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Acute epiglottitis is a medical emergency

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Cough is a prominent feature in epiglottitis

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Which of the following are features suggestive of epiglottitis?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Drooling

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Cough

  • Tripod positioning

Question 12 of 17

Medal-premium 1

The timecourse of epiglottitis is measured in:

Select one of the following:

  • Hours

  • Days

  • Weeks

Question 13 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Which of the following should not be done when a child is suspected to have acute epiglottitis and is distressed?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Lying patient down

  • Examining throat

  • Blood cultures

  • CXR

Question 14 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Intubation is rarely required in cases of epiglottitis

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Bacterial tracheitis is easily distinguished from croup upon presentation

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 17

Medal-premium 1

Foreign bodies inhaled by children are most likely to lodge in the:

Select one of the following:

  • R main bronchus

  • L main bronchus

Question 17 of 17

Medal-premium 1

In an child who has choked and is unconscious, the most appropriate initial intervention is:

Select one of the following:

  • CPR

  • 5 back blows

  • 5 abdominal thrusts

  • Bronchoscopy

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The Child with Stridor 1: Acute Stridor

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A short MCQ on acute stridor in children

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