Over-worried parents, or a potentially fatal pediatric illness?

Croup

When presented with a young child who does not appear particularly sick, it can be tempting to assume that the parents are just being over cautious. ¬†Kids are tough, though, and sometimes identifying a pathology, especially early on, can require a little more legwork than in an adult patient. ¬†Croup is a particularly dangerous childhood illness, and our little patients deserve this extra legwork. Continue reading “Over-worried parents, or a potentially fatal pediatric illness?”