Outpatient Clinics

You should plan to spend some Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in the Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic (main floor of Children's Hospital, Clinic II). When you come to the clinic, you should ask an Attending to orient you and to help you decide which patients are best for you to see that day.

Suggested clinic activities include:

  • Observe and discuss new patient with chronic cough
  • Observe and discuss new patient with chronic wheezing
  • Observe and discuss new patient with recurrent croup
  • Observe and discuss return CF patient
  • Observe and discuss return asthma patient
  • Auscultate crackles and wheezes in young children
  • Learn chest x-ray abnormalities associated with CF
  • Observe spirometry and discuss interpretation with preceptor
  • Perform forced expiratory maneuver/generate your own flow-volume curve