Paediatric Abdominal Exam

Below is a brief summary of what to check for in a paediatric abdominal examination. For a detailed explanation of these features, and for adult abdominal examination, please see the abdominal examination article.  ...

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Paediatric Respiratory Exam

General Inspection How old is the child? You will probably have to adapt the exam accordingly! Generally, you could put the children into three categories depending on their age: 0-6months, 6-24 months and 2...

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Paediatric Vital Signs

Age Heart rate (bpm) Respiratory rate (/min) Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) Under 4 months 110-160 30-39 60-80 4 months-2 years 100-149 25-34 70-90 2-5 years 80-119 20-29 90-129 5-12 years 70-119 20-29 90-129 Over...

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