Wheatbelt EMET Paediatric Workshop 2016

Paediatric Emergencies: Pre-learning

WA Wheatbelt EMET Program

The young child with acute illness presents major challenges to the clinician: the history may be incomplete, the examination limited, and the clinical features of serious disease overlooked. In this topic we consider the approach to the critically ill child and explore the clues on history and examination that indicate a risk for serious disease.