Recurrent respiratory infections in children
Evaluation of a child with recurrent chest infections is a common scenario facing a respiratory paediatrician.
Dr Somantha Sonnappa discusses the challenge for primary care to determine whether the child a ‘normal’ or if there is a significant underlying problem that needs to be addressed and whether a referral is necessary.
- Gain knowledge on the significant underlying problems of respiratory infections in children
- Discover the markers of the significant underlying disease
- Understand when to refer?
Dr Samantha Sonnappa is a consultant in paediatric respiratory medicine, specialising in asthma, wheeze, chronic cough, congenital lung abnormalities and chest infections.
Dr Sonnappa has written several papers, book chapters, national guidelines and invited reviews on her specialist interests.
Learn more about Dr Samantha Sonnappa, her clinical expertise and research interests here.
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