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.
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