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Danger Signs in Children Paediatric Palliative Care For Home Based Carers Funded by British High Commission, Pretoria Small Grant Scheme
Danger Signs in Children
Some signs in a child are known as Danger signs You need to know how to look for them You can save a child’s life Some are the same as in adults Others are different
Important Questions to Ask Carers Is the child more sleepy than normal? Does the child know who you are? Is the child more irritable than normal? ©TALC
Important Questions to Ask Carers Is the child taking fluids as normal? Is child having as many wet nappies as usual? Are the nappies as wet? ©TALC
Important Questions to Ask Carers Has the child had a fit? Does the child have difficulty in breathing? If so: Is it affecting his feeding? Does it stop him from talking or crying?
Important Danger Signs: Refer Immediately General Lethargy Floppy Increased tone: “stiff” Fits Unable to recognise family ©TALC
Important Danger Signs: Refer Immediately Severe Dehydration Lethargic or unconscious Sunken eyes Not able to drink or drinking poorly Slow Skin Pinch ©TALC
Important Danger Signs: Refer Immediately Increased Respiratory rate with: Cyanosis or Chest indrawing or Using neck muscles to help breath ©TALC
Important Danger Signs: Refer Immediately Nervous System Bulging fontanelle Stiff Neck Fit
Fever Paediatric Palliative Care For Home Based Carers Funded by British High Commission, Pretoria Small Grant Scheme.
Diarrhoea and Dehydration Paediatric Palliative Care For Home Based Carers Funded by British High Commission, Pretoria Small Grant Scheme.
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