Week 4 case 2.docx - Week 4 case 2 Additional questions to be asked Has he been febrile and if so how high have the fevers been Are there any other

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Week 4 case 2Additional questions to be askedHas he been febrile and if so how high have the fevers been?
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upper respiratory infection. Suspicion would increase if there were also a cough present. If a fever was present in this patient, it may convince the practitioner that the cause is bacterial and antibiotics would be beneficial.DifferentialBacterial sinusitis: With the brief history given this would be lower on my list. If parents had reported thesymptoms had started ten days ago without improvement, this might be a valid primary diagnosis. Also,
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  • Summer '17
  • CynthiaTrent
  • Allergic rhinitis, Sinusitis

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