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CRACKCast E166 – General approach to the paediatric patient

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We’re beginning the paediatric series. Here’s a general approach to use as we focus on specific pathologies in the upcoming weeks! Shownotes – PDF here Rosen’s In Perspective There are a few physiologic/anatomic considerations unique to kids that we should keep in mind: Temperature regulation: KEEP THEM COVERED AND WARM! Rapid heat loss (larger surface area–to–mass ratio, resulting in more heat loss to the environment than in adolescents and adults.) Takes more energy …