Thank you for participating in the session today. We covered History & Management.
- 10 day old baby with jaundice – yellowish greenish tinge of the skin. DD: Congenital Infection, Biliary atresia, Metabolic. Check for Wt, Stool colour.
Dr K took the quick answering hotseat and managed reasonably well.
A brief PP presentation on salient points for the History station.
History station was a scenario of eight-year-old having constipation and soiling. Dr J was in the hot seat and Dr S was the role player. They both completed their respective tasks. Dr M & Dr S – were in the roles in the evening session.
- In the four minutes not your differential and important questions that need to be checked
- Structure your questioning and keep to time.
- Social history is very important and do not miss it.
- Medication is important to get details off – not necessarily milligrams but the frequency to ensure compliance
- Summarise at nine minutes in 15 seconds – then move on to questions not asked
- Check how Parents are COPING & SUPPORT they are getting.
- DISCUSS with RP / Parent instead of Educating them
- Involve Child in your management planning and explain to them also.
- Dis-empaction regime – know about it.
- Back to basics – read fundamentals
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