Gregory Allen, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Laryngomalacia

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has laryngomalacia? What are the typical findings for this disease? Upper airway obstruction in the neonatal period is not uncommon but it is usually mild and self-limiting. Simple measures are usually sufficient in managing mild airway symptoms, but further evaluation and management become…

Airway foreign bodies

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has an airway foreign body? What are the typical findings for this disease? Airway foreign bodies are a common pediatric emergency, but often the child will recover from the initial event with very few residual physical findings. A thorough history and high index…

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