Respiratory Tract Infections Among Children Younger than 5 yearsDescription
Acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are managed at more than 6 million general practice visits each year in Australia.
RTIs such as the common cold (acute upper respiratory tract infection [URTI]), acute bronchitis/bronchiolitis, acute tonsillitis and pneumonia create a severe health and economic burden.1
- Reflect on the current management in Australian general practice of common respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in children younger than 5 years
- Name the four common RTIs in association with their six management options
- Identify a minimum of three influential factors of the GP management of paediatric RTIs in Australia