Epiglottitis

Inflated (updated)

Overview

A young girl who can barely speak. How serious is it?


  1. Croup
  2. Epiglottitis due to MRSA
  3. Epiglottitis: acute management
  4. Epiglottitis: diagnosis
  5. Epiglottitis: empirical antibiotic therapy
  6. Epiglottitis: securing the airway
  7. Epiglottitis: visualization of the epiglottis
  8. MRSA: preventing spread
  9. MRSA: prophylaxis
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