List three general principles to remember in dealing with a child who is ill.
Match the definition in column II with the name of the pediatric emergency in
column I. Write the correct Roman number (I, II, etc.) on the appropriate line in
A ____ Status asthmaticus
A condition caused by abnormal
neurons in the brain.
B. ___ Croup
A severe type of allergic reaction
sometimes caused by insect stings (bee
stings), inhaled substances (chemical
powders), and injected substances
C. ___ Meningitis
Fever-caused convulsions which
sometimes occur in a child up to six years
D. ___ Seizures
A congestive pulmonary disease
characterized by attacks of wheezing and
difficulty in breathing.
E. ___ Anaphylactic shock
An inflammation of the meninges of the
brain and/or the spinal cord.
F. ___ Acute asthma
A severe, prolonged asthma attack that
does not respond to conventional
methods of treatment.
G. ___ Febrile convulsions
VII. A common viral, sometimes bacterial
infection which causes obstruction in a
child's upper airways. This condition
usually occurs at night after the child has
gone to bed. A whooping sound can be
heard when the child breathes in.