192217 - How to Treat quiz: Paediatric skin infections
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How to Treat quiz: Paediatric skin infectionsRelevance to General Practice
Many common rashes seen in children are caused by infections. Some viruses cause specific rashes while others cause non-specific exanthems.
Common bacterial eruptions include impetigo, staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, perianal streptococcal dermatitis, boils and abscesses.
Accurate diagnosis is important to prevent inappropriate treatment and facilitate quick resolution.
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensionsCurriculum Contextual Units
- Aboriginal and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander health
- Children and young people health