She had tachypnoea
and dyspnoea, and nasal flaring.
Recurrent chest infection was labeled as fever, cough, tachypnoea
with antibiotics usage twice or more in one year.
There are various concerns regarding delayed cord clamping like polycythaemia, hyper viscosity, hyperbilirubinaemia, and transient tachypnoea
of the newborn.
These include respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), transient tachypnoea
of the new-born (TTN), pneumonia, meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS), pulmonary haemorrhage, pulmonary atelectasis and pneumothorax, etc.
He was febrile with temperature of 101AdegF with associated tachy-cardia and tachypnoea
. Systemic examination was normal except a few crepitations on chest auscultation.
He had developed tachypnoea
, ataxia, polydipsia, anorexia and nausea on the day of this consultation.
She presented again at age three weeks in extremis with reduced consciousness, pallor, tachycardia, tachypnoea
, epistaxis after feeding and abdominal distension.
Clinical examination revealed pyrexia, tachycardia, tachypnoea
, arrhythmia and congested mucous membranes (Fig.1).
Common symptoms of babies born addicted to drugs include: | A continuous high-pitched cry; | Fast breathing (tachypnoea
); |Irritability and restlessness; |Shaking (tremor) of arms and legs whether disturbed or resting; |Increased muscle tone where the limbs feel very stiff; | Feeding difficulties - poor co-ordination of sucking and swallowing, frantic sucking; |Excessive wakefulness - not settling or sleeping after a feed; | Sickness / vomiting; | Diarrhoea; | Fever; | Sweating, and |Excessive sneezing, yawning and hiccups.
Progress of this disease is slow and usually asymptomatic (no spike of temperature, cough, tachycardia or tachypnoea
); even blood tests do not always show increased inflammation markers, so patients and their families often fail to notice it.
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) was diagnosed clinically with early respiratory distress manifested as cyanosis, grunting, retractions and tachypnoea
. The diagnosis was confirmed with blood gas analysis and chest X-ray with a classical "ground glass" appearance and air bronchograms (8).
Bacteremia in neonates is associated with fever, refusal of feeds, tachycardia, tachypnoea
, convulsions, bulging fontanelle, hypoglycemia and reduced movements.