discuss cardiac and pulmonary pediatric conditions and the importance of collaboration.

discuss cardiac and pulmonary pediatric conditions and the importance of collaboration.

Cardiac and Pulmonary Pediatric Conditions Discussion

Cardiac and Pulmonary Pediatric ConditionsIn this unit, you will be discussing cardiac and pulmonary pediatric conditions and the importance of collaboration. Select one of the topics below (please choose one that has not already been posted by another student) and discuss current evidence-based recommendations by leading pediatric experts and professional organizations. Focus your discussion on how collaboration improves pediatric health outcomes in primary care.You are expected to present your initial topic including, but not limited to, the following items: Pathophysiology Epidemiology Physical exam findings Differential diagnoses and rationale Management plan to include diagnostic testing, medications if applicable, follow-up plans, and referrals if neededIn addition, you are required to follow the Discussion Board grading rubric and respond to at least three of your classmates.Topics: Murmurs (innocent and pathologic) Congestive heart disease in children Left to right shunting: ASD, VSD Left to right shunting: Atrioventricular septal defect, PDA Right to left shunting: Transposition of the great arteries (TGA), tetralogy of fallot, hypoplastic left heart syndrome Hypertension in children Kawasaki Disease, acute rheumatic fever Infective endocarditis, pericarditis Myocarditis, cardiomyopathy Syncope Cardiac dysrhythmias Upper respiratory disorders: The common cold, rhinosinusitis Pharyngitis, tonsillitis Diphtheria, pertussis Recurrent epistaxis, nasal foreign body Croup, epiglottitis Foreign body aspiration (laryngeal, tracheal, bronchial) Nonbacterial and bacterial pneumonia Cystic fibrosis Pectus deformity

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