Paediatric Acute Respiratory Illness


Presented by Dr Tim McDonald

Presentation synopsis: Acute respiratory illnesses are the major reason for paediatric admission to hospital especially during the forthcoming winter months. A great deal of information can be gained from simple observation. The diagnosis and acute treatment of asthma, bronchiolitis, croup and pneumonia will be discussed.

Bio: Dr Tim McDonald arrived in Canberra as advanced trainee registrar in October 1988, after 9 years at POWCH with main interest in further establishing tertiary level neonatology in Canberra. Respiratory career stemmed from giving asthma lectures to GPs. Respiratory & Sleep Fellow Monash Medical Centre 2001 – 2003. Tim is currently General Respiratory and Sleep Paediatrician at Centenary Hospital Canberra and Equinox Specialist Centre, Acting Clinical Director Paediatrics and Director Prevocational Education and Training



45 minutes
7th Apr 2017
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