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This SAQ is worth 15 marks

A 3 year old child presents to your mixed regional emergency department acutely unwell with a fever and rash (pictured).

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Question 1.
List five (5) differential diagnoses and one (1) specific treatment for each of these. (10 marks)

   Differential diagnosis Specific treatment
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Question 2.
Following an unsuccessful resuscitation, the child dies in the emergency department. Outline five (5) issues that need to be addressed. (5 marks)


1. _______________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________

4. _______________________________________________________________________________

5. _______________________________________________________________________________



 

This SAQ is worth 15 marks

A 3 year old child presents to your mixed regional emergency department acutely unwell with a fever and rash (pictured).

Question 1.
List five (5) differential diagnoses and one (1) specific treatment for each of these. (10 marks)



Question 2.
Following an unsuccessful resuscitation, the child dies in the emergency department. Outline five (5) issues that need to be addressed. (5 marks)




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