An approach to a child with oedema

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    An approach to a child with  oedema Pushpa Raj Sharma Professor of Child Health Institute of Medicine
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Oedema:  accumulation excess interstitial fluid Increased hydrostatic pressure Acute nephritic syndrome Congestive cardiac failure Decreased plasma oncotic pressure Protein calorie malnutrition, Nephrotic syndrome; protein loosing enteropathy Increased capillary leakage Allergy, sepsis, angiooedema. Impaired venous flow Vanacaval obstruction, hepatic vein obstruction Impaired lymphatic flow Congenital lymphedema, Wuchereria bancrofti infection
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Entry questions and  threading questions Sensitivity Specificity Understandable Open ended Leading Short Acceptable Entry questions: Enters into the organ/ system Threading question Enters into the specific aetiology.
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Examples for formulation of questions Localized oedema Insect bite; trauma; skin infections Kwashiorkar (bilateral pedal) Superior vanacaval obstruction Lymphatic obstruction Orthostatic Generalized oedema
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course PDBIO 305 taught by Professor Woods,a during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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