Recognition of serious illness in childrenThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Recognition of serious illness in children (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: This factsheet lists and explains the general features of a more serious illness which should prompt you to see a doctor more urgently. These include: Alertness, irritability, breathing, skin colour and appearance, fluids in and out.
Organisation: Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Publishing date: September 2017
Last reviewed: June 2021
Target audience: Parents
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