Concerned parents present with their 5 day old baby. The neonate is feeding poorly, lethargic and jaundiced.
Describe your assessment of this patient. (100%)
FACEM SAQ Exam 2005.1 – Question 8
- The overall pass rate for this question was 33 / 44 (75%).
- Pass Criteria
- Examiners expected that candidates would approach this question with an understanding of the breadth of potential diagnoses, and specifically those in the stated scenario of a 5 day old baby.
- They then required a systematic approach that covered the key elements of history, physical examination and investigation that would ensure that the “sick” as opposed to “well” neonate was identified.
- Features of unsuccessful answers