Presentation on theme: "Febrile Illness in Children. Aims of NICE? Guidelines for individual conditions Generalized guideline for unwell child Patient centered Take on board."— Presentation transcript:
Green Strong cry / not crying Content / smiles Awake Normal colour - skin, lips & tongue Moist mucous membranes Normal response socially
Amber Wakes only with prolonged stimulation Decreased activity Poor feeding (infants) Absent social responses Dry mucous membranes Reduced urine output New lump larger than 2 cm Pallor Nasal flaring
Red Unable to rouse / does not stay awake Weak, high-pitched cry pale/mottled/blue/ashen Reduced skin turgor Bile-stained vomiting Chest recession RR > 60 bpm Grunting Bulging fontanelle Appears ill <3/12 + temp ≥38°C 3–6 months + temp ≥ 39°C
CHILD (Colour) Normal colour skin, lips and tongue Pallor Pale Mottled Ashen Blue
CHILD (Activity) Normally responses Content/smiles Awake or awakens Normal cry/not crying Poor response Stimulation to wake Decreased activity No smile No response Appears ill Unable to rouse Weak/high pitch cry
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