Emergency Presentations – Respiratory Presentations
Patients with respiratory dysfunctions are a common presentation to the ED and are seen across all age groups. Respiratory symptoms can be associated with a broad range of underlying pathologies. This course will discuss the initial assessment and treatment of several common respiratory diseases seen in the ED such as Asthma, Acute Respiratory Failure and Pneumonia.
- Identify the signs and symptoms commonly associated with respiratory presentations.
- Understand the common process and interventions involved in assessment, monitoring and diagnostics.
- Outline diagnoses and management of Asthma, Acute Respiratory Failure and Pneumonia.