Category Archives: Respiratory

February 8th, 2019 - Mohemet
Management of pneumonia.

This article discusses practical management of pneumonia (lower respiratory tract infection). Skip to management section -click here-

Category: Respiratory

Ingestion of kerosene and other hydrocarbons (gasoline, benzene, baby powder…etc) are common in children especially in Spring season when people get out for picnic and put these substances in water bottle so children might drink kerosene unintentionally when they get thirsty.

October 10th, 2018 - Mohemet
Management of severe asthma in children.

Management of Paediatric Acute Asthma (Asthma Exacerbation): Introduction: asthma is a chronic disease of childhood which is intermittent, reversible obstructive airway disease, characterized by 3Rs: Recurrent, Reversible and Responsive. Clinically it manifests as recurrent episodes of wheezing, dyspnoea, chest tightness, and cough.

Croup (Laryngotracheitis or Laryngotracheobronchitis): Croup is a viral infection mostly caused by Parainfluenza virus (75%) , Influenza virus, Adenovirus, RSV, Measles virus and sometimes by Mycoplasma pneumoniae. It produces Laryngotracheitis or Laryngotracheobronchitis. Read More