Interviewee: Arjun Rao
James talks to Dr Arjun Rao about the management of the sick child presenting in the Emergency Department.
Dr Arjun Rao is a Staff Specialist in Paediatric Emergency at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick anda Conjoint Lecturer in Medicine at The University of NSW. He is a member of Advanced Paediatric Life Support, Australasia and regularly instructs on both provider and instructor courses. Arjun is involved in Simulation training at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and completed the Harvard Institute for Medical Simulation “Simulation as a Teaching Tool” course at the Australian Institute of Medical Simulation in 2012. He also has an interest in on-line learning and been involved in a number of on-line education projects. Arjun completed his medical degree at the University of Sydney and FRACP in Paediatrics and Paediatric Emergency at Royal Australian College of physicians.
With Dr Arj Rao, Emergency Paediatrician, Sydney Children’s Hospital
Most junior doctors will assess sick children in the emergency department. In this podcast we discuss some general principles in the approach and management of the sick child
You are working in the emergency department when a 2 year old boy is brought in by his parents who report decreased oral intake and listlessness.
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