Pediatric Board Review Question /   2 week old infant with tachypnea

Pediatric Board Review Question / 2 week old infant with tachypnea

Posted by Stuart C. Silverstein, MD, FAAP Author " Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards " ( R) on Oct 13th 2020

Today's Pediatric Vignette is about a previously normal 2 -week old infant born full term via normal spontaneous vaginal delivery.  In addition he is feeding less frequently and duration of feeds have also decreased, accompanied by increased diaphoresis.  The following is a vignette taken from our Laughing Your Way to Passing the Pediatric Boards, Clinical Vignettes. 

The answer includes a breakdown of the question with a guide to approaching similar questions on the General Pediatric Board Exam and the MOCA - Part 3 program for Pediatric Board Certification  

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