PEDIATRIC ACUTE BACTERIAL SINUSITIS
CLASS NAME: PRIMARY CARE ACUTE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN I
LESSON 1: Evaluation and Management of Ear and Nose Disorders
DISCUSSION: Pediatric Acute Bacterial Sinusitis
DISCUSSION POST INSTRUCTIONS:
By the end of this discussion, you will be able to:
• Describe the cause of pediatric acute bacterial sinusitis. (CO7)
• Demonstrate advanced skills in the physical assessment, pharmacology, and management of the infection. (CO7, CO8)
Please be sure to watch the Sinusitis in Children: Utilizing Guidelines in Clinical Practice Links to an external site.webcast before participating in this discussion.
Please note: the link is not working but I will attach a transcript for the video.
Imagine that one of your pediatric patients presents with Sinusitis.
Develop a response that you would provide patients and caregivers about:
• The case of Sinusitis
• The role of antibiotic adjunctive measures in its management
Initial posts should be between 300–500 words. Please write in APA format and cite your references using APA style.
Before attempting to complete your learning activities for this week, review the following learning materials.
Read the following in your Primary care: Interprofessional collaborative practice textbook:
• Chapter 67, “Otitis External”
• Chapter 68, “Otitis Media”
• Chapter 69, “Tympanic Membrane Perforation”
• Chapter 70, “Chronic Nasal Congestion and Discharge”
• Chapter 73, “Rhinitis”
• Chapter 74, “Sinusitis”
Read the following selections in your Advanced health assessment & clinical diagnosis in the primary care textbook:
• Chapter 15, “Earache”
• Chapter 24, “Nasal Symptoms and Sinus Congestion”
The book used for this class and for this assignment is cited here:
Buttaro, T., Trybulski, J., Bailey, P., & Sandberg-Cook, J. (2021). Primary care: Interprofessional collaborative practice (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
Dains, J., Baumann, L., & Scheibel, P. (2019). Advanced health assessment & clinical diagnosis in primary care (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
Relevance of post Posts are consistently related to the discussion topic; posts bring readings into discussion, cite required texts appropriately, and demonstrate significant critical thinking related to the question or case.
Reference and support Uses at least two references to literature, readings, or personal experience to support comments.
Expression within the post Expresses opinions and ideas in a clear and concise manner with obvious connection to topic.
Mechanics Consistently uses grammatically correct posts with rare misspellings. Adheres to all APA guidelines, format, and requirements if needed.