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Emergencies

The following warning signs


warrant immediately bringing
your child into our emergency
room:
Fainting, seizure,
convulsion or loss of
consciousness

Fever above 100.4


degrees in a newborn less
than three months of age
Conti .

Difficulty or rapid
breathing

Sudden dizziness,
weakness or change in
vision
Conti .

Severe vomiting or
vomiting of blood

Bleeding that will not


stop after 15 minutes of
direct pressure
Conti .

Problems with movement or


sensation after an injury

A bulging or sunken soft


spot in infants
Conti .

Sudden severe pain anywhere in


the body.

Falls from any significant height


or from a bicycle/car accident.
Action you should take:

Call to Emergency if your child is not breathing


or is in severe pain or non-responsive.

If possible, talk with your physician and follow


his/her advice.

Otherwise, to your clinical head Health Care at


home .