In addition to today’s resource, please review Emergency Department Clinical Pathway for Healthy Children with Gastroenteritis/ Dehydration from The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia.
All that follows is from the resource.
This podcast gives medical students an approach to identifying and correcting dehydration, plus calculating fluid requirements, in pediatric patients. It was written by Michelle Bischoff and Dr. Melanie Lewis. Michelle is a medical student at the University of Alberta and Dr. Lewis is a General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and University of Alberta.
- Case: Dehydration in an 18 month old male
- Case: Maintenance fluid requirements in a 3 year old female
- Case: Low grade fever and vomiting in a 6 year old girl
- Case: Hypokalemia in a 13 year old female