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Fifteen-minute consultation: structured approach to management of a child with recurrent croup
  1. Vineeta Joshi1,
  2. Vikas Malik2,
  3. Omar Mirza2,
  4. B Nirmal Kumar2
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, Wigan, Lancashire, UK
  2. 2Department of Otolaryngology Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, Wigan, Lancashire, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vineeta Joshi, Department of Paediatrics, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, Wigan, Lancashire WN1 2NN, UK; vineetajoshi{at}doctors.org.uk

Abstract

Recurrent croup is a distinct clinical entity from viral croup. It is not a specific diagnosis and its presence should alert the clinician to explore the underlying cause. We discuss an evidence-based structured approach to management of a child with recurrent croup.

  • Accident & Emergency
  • Paediatric Practice
  • Ent
  • General Paediatrics
  • Resuscitation

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