Croup and Acute epiglottitis

 

Croup and Acute epiglottitis

Mark True or false

 

  1. RSV viruses are the commonest cause for Croup
  2. Croup occurs from 3 to 6 years of age
  3. children with the clinical features of severe croup, or an oxygen saturation of less than 93% in air, should be given nebulised epinephrine
  4. pseudomembranous croup is usually caused by infection with Staphylococcus aureus or H. influenzae
  5. pseudomembranous can be differentiate from viral croup because that the child has a high fever
  6. Croup is usually present with (3D’s) drooling, dysphagia, dysphonia
  7. Acute epiglottitis is a life-threatening emergency
  8. It is caused by H. influenzae type b
  9. Severe, barking inspiratory stridor and rapidly increasing respiratory difficulty over hours is a feature of  Acute epiglottitis
  10. rifampicin is the drug of choice for Acute epiglottitis
  11. intravenous antibiotics such as cefuroxime use as prophylaxis for Acute epiglottitis


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