Select a child whom you have diagnosed to have a respiratory tract infection (upper or lower) in your practice. You have to:
State the date of birth and assessment; age; and sex of the child
State the clinical assessment (history and physical examination) that you have performed to arrive at the diagnosis
State the red flags you have looked for during the assessment
Did you do any investigation? State the reason why you did or did not do any investigation
How did you treat this patient? State the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment you have prescribed and the rationale. Provide clinical evidence if possible.
Did you prescribe an antibiotic for this child? State the reason.
(Your answer should be typed in Times New Roman, font size 12 and not more than 2 pages) (3 Hours)
-I am in Malaysia so kindly based the treatment on Malaysia’s more commonly used antibiotics/treatment regimes.