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Illness in returned traveller guideline
RCH Immigrant health service resources
Overview of health issues in immigrant children
Specific clinics at RCH are available:
Dengue and arboviral infections
Illness in returned traveller
Immigrant health guideline-malaria
Symptoms of hypocalcaemia
Tetany, muscle cramps, stridor, siezures
Vitamin D deficiency
This is more likely in children aged
< 6 months.These children need admission.
Children referred for possible tuberculosis
Ask about BCG status, past history of TB and any treatment, contact history, family history, pre-departure screening, health undertakings (in children or in adults in the family).
Cough, sputum, fevers, night sweats, poor growth and nodal disease or bony pain.