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Examination of Children

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On completion of this subject guide, you should be able to:

Carry out a 6 week old check > http://www.racgp.org.au/download/documents/AFP/2012/May/201205fasher.pdf

Carry out a 4 year old 'health kids check' > http://www.racgp.org.au/download/documents/AFP/2010/October/201010alexander.pdf

Distinguish children with abnormal checks > http://www.racgp.org.au/download/documents/AFP/2011/September/201109oberklaid.pdf

NOTE: Assessment of the acutely unwell child can be found here

 

Points for discussion

What are the specific challenges of undertaking childhood examinations? Are there techniques which may assist you? 

What are the consent and confidentiality issues surrounding examination of children? 

What local resources exist to assist those children identified with abnormal checks?

 

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