Respiratory System

Croup: symptoms 3 S’s:
Stridor
Subglottic swelling
Seal-bark cough

 
Cough (chronic): differential When cough in nursery, rock the “CRADLE”:
Cystic fibrosis
Rings, slings, and airway things (tracheal rings)/ Respiratory infections
Aspiration (swallowing dysfunction, TE fistula, gastroesphageal reflux)
Dyskinetic cilia
Lung, airway, and vascular malformations (tracheomalacia, vocal cord dysfunction)
Edema (heart failure)

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