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Pediatric Vomiting

Aka: Pediatric Vomiting, Vomiting in Children
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  1. See Also
    1. Spitting Up (Pediatric Reflux)
    2. Pediatric Acute Cough
    3. Pediatric Diarrhea
    4. Pediatric Dehydration
  2. Etiology
    1. See Vomiting Causes in Children
  3. Evaluation
    1. See Triage of Children with Vomiting
  4. History
    1. Prenatal conditions
    2. Emesis color
    3. Onset of Vomiting
    4. Timing (how long after feeds)
    5. Did infant pass meconium and how long after birth?
  5. History related to Vomiting
    1. Diarrhea
    2. Sore Throat
    3. Ear Pain
    4. Dysuria
  6. Exam
    1. Attempt passage of oral gastric tube (Newborn)
    2. Abdominal distention
    3. Peritoneal signs
  7. Labs
    1. Complete Blood Count
    2. Electrolytes (e.g. Chem8)
    3. Urinalysis
    4. Blood Culture
  8. Radiology
    1. Chest XRay
    2. Abdominal XRay (flat and upright)
  9. Management
    1. Vomiting Management in Children

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