Think Outside the Box…

Author: Ronan O’Sullivan / Editor: Carol Blackburn / Reviewer: Michael Perry, Muhammad Waseem / Codes: A2, CC1, O9 / Published: 25/10/2022

An 18-month-old boy is brought in to the Emergency Department (ED) by his grandmother with a cough, mild constitutional upset and increasing stridor for approximately 12 hours. He is previously well and immunised up to date.

On examination he appears tired. He has a coarse stridor and moderately increased work of breathing, and is brought to Resus for further assessment and management.

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