By Christine M. Houser
Often, info in assessment books can elevate as many questions because it solutions. This interferes with the learn strategy, as the learner needs to both lookup additional info or bypass forward with out actually comprehending what she or he has learn. instead, Pediatric Cardiology and Pulmonology: A virtually Painless evaluate provides bite-size chunks of data that may be learn and processed swiftly, aiding rookies to stick energetic whereas learning and to select up new details the 1st time they learn it. This book's query and resolution structure enables self-testing or examine with a companion or a gaggle. The structure additionally enables dipping into the publication in the course of a couple of minutes of downtime on the health center or workplace. Pediatric Cardiology and Pulmonology: A essentially Painless evaluation is a brief and straightforward option to grasp those tough themes and is acceptable for these learning for the pediatric board examination, practising physicians brushing up their abilities, and any busy clinician who desires to research extra approximately those subject matters whereas at the go.
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Yes – unless a large enough atrial communication is there (naturally or created) If the atrial opening is large enough, the blood will mix anyway, & the extra pressure generated by PDA blood flow is no longer needed (Pulmonary atresia & Tetralogy of Fallot are also duct dependent) Are all Tetralogy of Fallot cases “ductal dependent” for oxygenation? No – Severe ones often are, though How can the adequacy of digoxin dosing be effectively monitored in young children? Check the PR interval PR interval approaching 200 ms – bordering on 1st-degree heart block – is the goal 20 1 General Cardiology Question and Answer Items If a child has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, what are some easy ways to test for this while auscultating?
Apnea 3. Respiratory distress & failure 4. Pneumothorax (with coughing or mechanical ventilation) Which airways are affected in bronchiolitis? Bronchioles, silly! Why do the airways become swollen in bronchiolitis? The virus attacks the respiratory epithelium yielding inflammation Why do the small airways become obstructed in bronchiolitis? ) Why might an infant with bronchiolitis seem to have hepato-splenomegaly? The hyperinflated lungs move these organs down A history of apnea, cyanosis, or respiratory distress in an infant with bronchiolitis suggests what complication is likely?
No – typically it’s a 3–5-month-old baby, although some present earlier or later What kinds of problems do Tetralogy of Fallot kids have after repair? (Name 3 problems) Arrhythmias Recurrent pulmonary artery obstruction & Syncope What are the findings of Tetralogy of Fallot? (there are four findings, just as there are four characteristics of the condition) 1. 2. 3. 4. Will the pulmonary vasculature be unusually full, or unusually empty, on CXR with Tetralogy of Fallot? ” An acute episode of hypoxemia in a child with Tetralogy of Fallot What causes a Tet spell?