Dr. Dhenuka Radhakrishnan, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, ON

This session will describe an adolescent with incidentally noted acute hypoxemia. Causes of hypoxemia, a diagnostic algorithm and the final diagnosis will be discussed.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify common and rare causes of hypoxemia in adolescents; and
  • Use a systematic approach to confirm the cause of hypoxemia in adolescents.

CanMEDs Competencies addressed:
Collaborator, Medical Expert